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Posted on: February 27, 2023

[ARCHIVED] 02-28-2023 Snow Storm

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WEATHER ALERT - Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection

At 9:45 am temperatures were mid 30’s at the coast.  Radar currently shows bands of light to occasionally moderate snow moving from west to east across the state.  Connecticut DOT camera’s currently show that most highways are now just wet with some slush on the shoulders and ramps.  Secondary roads are also improving with most having just a thin coasting of slush.  Total snowfall currently ranges from 5” – 7” across the state.  Winds are currently blowing from the northeast at 10 – 15 mph with gusts to 20 mph at times along the coast.  UI and Eversource are only showing a total of 146 customers without power across the state.


Here’s the latest forecast for the rest of today:

Rest of This Morning: Light to occasionally moderate snow is forecast to continue. The falling snow combined with any slush that remains on roadways is expected to cause a minor impact on driving especially in northern CT.  Temperatures are forecast to slowly rise into the mid 30’s this morning.   

This Afternoon: Light snow is expected to continue for most of the afternoon (mixed with rain at times in southern CT) with less than an inch of additional accumulation.  Most secondary roads and highways should be just wet by the afternoon rush hour with a minor impact expected.  Highs are forecast to reach the mid 30’s. 

Tonight: Some black ice is expected to develop as temperatures drop into the mid 20’s across the state.  The impact on overnight travel is expected to be minor.  The black ice may linger into the Wednesday morning rush hour.

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