People in Northwestern Connecticut woke up to several inches of snow Sunday morning.
The NBC Connecticut team of meteorologists has issued a First Alert for the chance of snow today followed by some scattered power outages possible as wind gusts reach up to 40 to 50 miles per hour.
The NBC Connecticut team of meteorologists has issued a First Alert for the chance of snow Sunday followed by some scattered power outages possible as wind gusts reach up to 40 to 50 miles per hour on Monday.
We are issuing a First Alert for Snow in the Northwest Hills. A good portion of western Connecticut could see between one to three inches of slush. There is a portion of the northwest hilltowns above 1000' that could pick up four to eight inches of snow from Sunday through Monday.
In addition, the National Weather Service issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Litchfield County until noon Sunday for some accumulating snow. A Wind Advisory has been issued for the entire state of Connecticut (for gusts over 40 MPH).
Snow showers will continue to persist off and on Sunday, Sunday night, and into Monday. It will add up in the higher elevations. This morning alone, 2-4” is likely with this initial burst in the highest elevations of Litchfield County.
The rest of the weekend for the state will include on and off snow showers and gusty winds. Temperatures will stay in the 40s and drop through 30s later Sunday. Snow showers will continue on and off through Monday, MOST persistent in the NW Hills, where additional accumulation is likely.. for a total of 4-8” in the highest elevation northern Litchfield into Berkshire county (where 10” is possible).
Here is your detailed forecast:
Sunday: Scattered rain and snow showers. Windy and much cooler. Highs in the middle 40s, but dropping through the day. Minor snow accumulation 1-3" of slush western CT and hilltowns, locally higher amounts above 1000' in Litchfield County.
Tonight: Areas of snow showers, especially Litchfield County. Lows in the upper 20s and 30s.
Monday: Scattered snow showers. Windy. Highs near 40.
Tuesday: Partly cloudy. Chilly and breezy. Highs in the lower 40s.
Wednesday: Partly cloudy. Highs in the middle 40s.
Thanksgiving Day: Chance for rain. Highs in the upper 40s.
Friday: Chance for rain. Highs in the upper 40s.
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