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Weather updates for Fairfield County Connecticut

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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Send us your snow photos!

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  Wednesday, the first big snowstorm of the year is hitting southwest Connecticut, and we want to know what the weather looks like where you are. Email your photos to ed@ctnews.com or tweet them to us, and we’ll add your pictures to our photo gallery!   [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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Forecast: Good chance of a holiday storm (w/video)

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There is a wind advisory in effect until noon, the National Weather Service says, but it will remain warm throughout the day today. That may literally be the lull before the next storm, which could move into our area on Wednesday evening. A combination of rain, snow and wind is possible, depending on the track […] [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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Why is there no ‘Sound Effect’ snow?

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While records for overnight lows were shattered all around us, Fairfield County for the most part had a cold night but not one for the record books. But with Buffalo experiencing yet another bout of unusually early “Lake Effect” snow, have you ever wondered why Long Island Sound doesn’t bring us a bounty of the […] [Read More]
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