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Jim Shay

Malloy to 2nd shift state workers: Stay home

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Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced that he has ordered all second-shift state employees who are designated as nonessential to not report to work on today, in response to winter storm conditions across the state. State employees are encouraged to contact their supervisors for further guidance. “After consulting with my emergency management team, we’ve decided to […] [Read More]
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Cops: Beware of cold weather auto thieves

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Bridgeport is expecting snow on Wednesday with lows in the 20s and teens at the end of the week. “Old habits die hard. And as the mercury drops, we see an increase in cars being stolen with keys as people warm up their vehicles in the morning,” said Police Chief Joseph L. Gaudett Jr. It […] [Read More]
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The snow: What you need to know

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A winter storm warning is now in effect and continues through 1 AM Thursday for northern Fairfield and New Haven counties. Along the coast, there is a winter weather advisory. The latest computer models have shifted the track of today’s storm slightly closer to the state that will mean less snow accumulations. A wide band […] [Read More]
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State: Road conditions to ‘deteriorate’ Wednesday (w/video)

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UPDATE: 8 PM Wednesday’s storm will bring less snow and more mix, especially in the valleys, according to an update from the Department of Emergency Services & Public Protection. See the full update below: The latest computer models have shifted the track of tomorrow’s storm closer to the state.  The NWS has issued Winter Storm […] [Read More]
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How much snow will we get? (w/video)

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UPDATE: 11:32 AM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEW YORK HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM WEDNESDAY TO 7 AM EST THURSDAY. LOCATIONS…NORTHERN NEW HAVEN AND NORTHERN FAIRFIELD. HAZARD TYPES…HEAVY SNOW. ACCUMULATIONS…SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 6 TO 10 INCHES. PREVIOUS POST Are you dreaming of a White […] [Read More]
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A nice weather weekend; fingers crossed for Turkey Day

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This is a good weekend to finish up getting rid of those fallen leaves. Last night was one of our coldest of the season. Temperatures dropped to 15 degrees in Danbury, 19 in Oxford and 25 in Bridgeport. Sunday looks like the better day for that chore because temperatures will be warmer and winds will […] [Read More]
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Warmer temperatures later this weekend

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It will remain chilly the next couple of days and then we’ll see a warm-up on Sunday with some showers developing. Tonight it will be cold with temperatures dropping into the teens in inland areas. Along the coast, temperatures will be in the low to mid-20s. Here’s the forecast from the National Weather Service: Today: […] [Read More]
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Colder temperatures on the way (w/video)

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Inland Connecticut residents are waking up to a coasting of to a ferw of inches of snow this morning. But for most of southwest Connecticut, especially along the coast, there isn’t a trace of snow. That’s not the case if you’re inland and at a higher elevation. The National Weather Services says Wolcott, at an […] [Read More]
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Are you ready? Snow in the forecast (w/video)

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Light rain is now falling over southwestern Connecticut. Later tonight and early tomorrow morning the snow will start to mix in and shouldn’t amount to more than an inch, if it all.   UPDATE: 2:09 PM At the start, the precipitation the type will be a cold rain. but, as colder air filters into the […] [Read More]
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Dense fog advisory in effect

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With visibility less than a quarter mile, the National Weather Service has issued a dense fog advisory for southern Connecticut until 9 AM. “If driving, slow down, use your low beam headlights and leave plenty of distance ahead of you in case of a sudden stop is needed,” the advisory says. The fog is especially […] [Read More]
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