Up to 5 inches of snow heading for Darien


UPDATE 12/29 10 a.m.:  The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a winter weather advisory for snow on Saturday, Dec. 29, with snow accumulations of up to five inches. The advisory is in effect until 6 Sunday morning.

Temperatures will be in the upper 20s to around 30. The NWS warned that “moderate snow will make for dangerous travel during the afternoon and into the night.” Visibility may be poor at times.

“Use caution while driving,” the website stated.


With the post-Christmas snow storm over, Darien braces for yet another pending snow storm expected to hit the region on Saturday, Dec. 29. An accumulation of two to four inches is possible, according to the National Weather Service, and a slight change in track closer to the coast could result in six or more inches of snow.

Snow is likely to fall mainly after 9 a.m. It is expected to be cloudy, with a high near 35, with light and variable northern winds at 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. The low for Saturday is expected to be 28 at night, with winds picking up to 13 mph. There is also a 20% chance of precipitation for Sunday.

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