Weather updates for Fairfield County Connecticut
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Here comes the “lion” part of March. This time, the wind is going to be more of a hazard than snow, forecasters say. The approaching winter storm is likely to drop between 2 and 6 inches of heavy, wet snow across the area, WTNH meteorologist Sam Kantrow said. “You should take these figures with a Read More
Wow. Look at all that snow. Check out some of the spectacular photos that have been sent to us from readers showing how much snow fell overnight throughout Connecticut. Keep them coming! Click here to submit more.
As the blizzard and ongoing travel conditions have severely impacted our ability to deliver some of our newspapers to subscribers, we are offering free access to our E-editions. You can access the electronic edition of each of our daily newspapers – whether from a tablet or desktop – by clicking one of the links below. Read More
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City officials including Mayor Bill Finch, Police Chief Joseph Gaudett Jr. and emergency management director Scott Appleby will meet at 4 p.m. to discuss the response to the coming storm.
The state Department of Public Health is warning residents of the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning if power is lost and alternative heating sources are used. The department said the potential for deep snow, loss of power and improper use of heating devices could cause dangerous levels of carbon monoxide to build up. DPH is Read More
Brad Field, the meteorologist at NBC 30, WVIT in Hartford, said that the National Weather Service now predicts that 80 percent of the state will receive at least a foot of snow. “I can’t remember if I’ve ever seen that before,” Field said. The storm that’s coming is unusually widespread, agreed Kevin Nursick of the Read More
The preparation for the upcoming storm began when the last one ended, said Kevin Nursick, spokesman for the state Department of Transportation. Equipment was repaired and checked, supplies were stockpiled and staffing was coordinated. “We’re ready,” Nursick said on Thursday morning. “We’re out pre-treating roads, bridges and problem areas on all of the state’s highways Read More