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National Weather Service: Snow Expected This Afternoon Through Wednesday

Also, it is going to be really cold.

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The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for Connecticut starting this afternoon and lasting until Wednesday.

Snow accumulations of four to eight inches, and the chance of some higher accumulations locally, are possible across Connecticut. Sustained north winds are expected to be between 15 to 25 mph, with gusts up to 30 mph. 

And it will be cold. Temperatures will be in the lower 20s to teens during the day and could drop to single digits at night, with the wind will making it feel about 10 below zero. 

Visibilities could drop to one-quarter to one-half mile at times, the NWS says. 

When Will the Snow Start?

The snowfall is expected to begin in the early afternoon and continue into the night, with the heaviest snowfall expected this evening. 

"Falling, blowing, and drifting snow will cause hazardous travel and walking conditions across the area, possibly [affecting] the late afternoon and evening commute," the National Weather Service reports. "Extreme cold and low wind chills could cause frost bite. Dress appropriately."

Continue to monitor the latest forecasts on Patch, and on weather.gov. 

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