Menu 

Darien winter storm advisory: Snow, ice and rain due Wednesday

UPDATE: See below.

A winter weather advisory has been issued by the National Weather Service, in effect from Wednesday afternoon at 1 until 6 a.m. Thursday.

darien-snow-plowThe advisory is for snow and ice throughout the northern portions of southwestern Connecticut. Driving conditions will be hazardous late today into early Thursday morning.

Conditions will begin as light snow, mainly after 4 p.m.

Accumulations of one to four inches of snow are expected along with ice.

Winds will be from the east, 20 to 30 mph, with gusts up to 50 mph.

Temperatures will be in the low 30s this afternoon through late tonight.

Visibility can be one-quarter to one-half mile or less at times.

The forecast indicates rain tonight before 8, alternating between snow, rain and sleet.

Thursday will begin with rain, mainly before noon. A high of 45 is expected. It will be a little less windy, 13 to 17 mph, with gusts up to 33 mph.

UPDATE:

Connecticut Light & Power is currently placing 100% of available lineworkers on-call, the company stated in a release to customers.

The company’s community relations specialist is Darien residents’ primary point of contact during emergencies. Residents may request a town liaison for storm support through this person.

Report all power outages by calling CL&P’s customer care center at 800-286-2000 or via the web at cl-p.com/stormcenter

Call 911 to report downed wires and stay at least 10 feet away, the company warned.

 

About author

By participating in the comments section of this site you are agreeing to our Privacy Policy and User Agreement

© Hersam Acorn. All rights reserved. The Darien Times, 10 Corbin Drive, Floor 3, Darien, CT 06820

Designed by WPSHOWER

Powered by WordPress