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Jim Shay

The snow storm: What you need to know

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Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced that the statewide travel ban on Connecticut will end at 2 PM. He warned that the travelers will still be slowed by the snowfall, which has been considerably less in the western half of the state than the eastern portion, where “moderate” bands of precipitation are expected throughout the afternoon. When […] [Read More]
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School closings

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Albertus Magnus College: Closed Amity Reg. School Dist. 5: Closed Ansonia School District: Closed Bethany School District: Closed Bethel Public Library: Closed Bridgeport School District: Closed Brookfield School District: Closed Bullard-Havens CTHS: Closed Central CT State University: Closed CES – Trumbull: Closed Christian Heritage School: Closed Danbury School District: Closed Darien School District: Closed Derby […] [Read More]
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How much snow did we get?

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No, it wasn’t the blizzard that was originally forecast. But it was the biggest snowfall of the season. So in the end, how much snow did we get? Here are the latest totals from the National Weather Service: From 8:30 PM FAIRFIELD COUNTY NEW CANAAN: 12.3 inches. DARIEN: 9.5 inches. DANBURY: 7.0 inches. RIDGEFIELD: 6 […] [Read More]
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Scattered power outages reported

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UPDATED: 12:41 PM Power has been restored in Greenwich, CL&P reports. UPDATED: 10:57 AM According to CL&P there are 1,590 customers without power in Greenwich, representing 6 percent of customers. Spokesman Mitch Gross says the utility received information about 10 minutes ago and “We are checking it out as we speak.” He had no further […] [Read More]
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Postal service suspends delivery

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Forget that motto: “Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.” The blizzard that has paralyzed the Northeast has cancelled mail delivery across the Northeast. Most service was, in fact, suspended at 3:30 PM Monday. “The Postal Service has suspended delivery and […] [Read More]
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CT National Guard stands ready to help

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Maj. Gen. Thaddeus J. Martin, Adjutant General and Commander of the Connecticut National Guard said that soldiers and airmen throughout the state are reporting for duty and readying equipment to assist the citizens of Connecticut in response to the blizzard. The Connecticut National Guard’s focus overnight will be in supporting the Connecticut State Police assisting […] [Read More]
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Live updates: Blizzard of January 2015

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UPDATE: 3:30 PM Gov. Malloy said in a tweet that CT Transit buses in the state will remain suspended throughout Tuesday and resume operations on Wednesday. Greater Bridgeport Bus Service remains suspended Tuesday and expects to resume Wednesday, according to its Website. UPDATE: 12:07 PM Gov. Dannel Malloy says statewide travel ban lifted after 2 […] [Read More]
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How to prepare for the blizzard

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Get ready, it looks like we’re going to get slammed with a blizzard on Monday and Tuesday. This has the potential to be a very dangerous storm, so it’s best for you, your family and friends to be prepared. If you have elderly family or friends, make sure they have a safe plan, too. Here […] [Read More]
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A BLIZZARD WATCH has been issued for New Haven, Middlesex, and New London counties in CT from 1pm Monday to midnight Wednesday for heavy snow accumulation 12 to 18 inches (locally up to 2 feet in Middlesex and New London counties) and winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph. Visibilities one quarter mile or less at times.
A WINTER STORM WATCH has been issued for the rest of the area, with 10 to 14 inches of snow. Near blizzard conditions are possible in the watch area. We will provide more information in a graphic later this morning.

Blizzard warning issued; up to 3 feet of snow possible

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  Update 6:16 p.m. From the National Weather Service, which says 29 million people are under a blizzard warning. Update: 5:41 p.m. The National Weather Service has increased possible snow accumulations to possibly three feet or 36 inches. Snow is expected to develop through the Monday morning commute and rapidly become heavy by late Monday […] [Read More]
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Scattered power outages reported

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The heavy, wet snow has taken down some tree branches. And that has created some scattered power outages. Not a major problem, unless you’re one of those without power. For an updated UI outage list, click HERE. Connecticut Light and Power is also reporting some customers without power. For an updated CL&P outage list, click […] [Read More]
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