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NWS Issues Blizzard “Watch”

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The NWS has placed most of Connecticut under a Blizzard Watch for Friday into early Saturday.

A Blizzard Watch means that a combination of snow and wind is expected to create whiteout conditions with visibility below 1/4 mile for several hours Friday into Saturday morning.

In the watch area, the NWS expects…
-12 to 24 inches of snowfall.
-Wind gusts up to 50 MPH inland, 60 MPH at the shore.
-Blowing and drifting snow, creating dangerous travel conditions.

As of 4:55 a.m. Thursday, all of central and eastern Conn. were under a Blizzard Watch.

Categories: General
Frank Juliano

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