Winter Storm Update 02

March 13th, 2018

The Connecticut Department of Emergency Services & Public Protection has provided the following updated storm information:

At 2:00 PM, radar showed moderate to heavy snow falling across eastern CT. The accumulating snow has ended across western CT. Road conditions remain wet in the valleys and snow covered in the higher elevations. Total snowfall thus far ranges from 3” – 5” across the valley locations and along the immediate coast up to 8” – 16” in the hills of Western and Eastern CT. Temperatures currently range from 30 – 35 F across the state. NE winds are sustained at 10 – 15 MPH with gusts to 30 MPH at times. Eversource and UI are currently reporting a total of 1,872 outages across the state.

THIS AFTERNOON: The snow in eastern CT is forecast to slowly taper off during the next 4 hours. Snowfall rates of 1” – 2” per hour within the heavier bands is possible for the few hours. The impact on the afternoon rush hour is expected to range from minor in western CT and the valleys of central CT and moderate in the hills of central and eastern CT. Some snow showers may continue thru the evening.

Here’s a list of snowfall totals from across the state:

North Granby, 8.5
Gales Ferry,10.0
Canton, 6.0
Norwich, 16.0
Newtown, 10.8
Ledyard Center, 9.0
Easton, 9.5
Tolland, 6.1
Oxford, 9.0
East Killingly, 9.7
Bethany, 9.0
Eastford, 7.5
Seymour, 8.5
Chaplin, 7.5
N Bantam, 11.0

The Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, Division of Emergency Management and Homeland Security will continue to closely monitor this storm.