FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — A winter weather advisory is in effect for all of Fairfield County, where snow is expected Tuesday night into Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service.
The advisory will remain in effect from 6 p.m. Tuesday until noon Wednesday.
A coastal flood advisory has also been issued until Tuesday afternoon, then again late Tuesday into early Wednesday morning, from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m.
A winter weather advisory for snow means that periods of snow will cause travel difficulties. Travel conditions will be slippery and visibility limited. Motorists need to use caution while driving.
Steady snow will fall into Wednesday morning, adding new accumulation amounts of 1 to 3 inches.
Snow or light snow is likely before 7 a.m. Wednesday, then tapering off by early afternoon under mostly cloudy skies with higher temperatures reaching 38 degrees, though the wind chill values will make it seem colder.
Wednesday's chance of more snow is 60 percent, and 1 to 2 more inches are possible.
Wednesday night's mercury will dip to around 23 degrees, though wind chill values will make it feel as if it's in the teens.
Snow comes again Thursday, with higher temperatures hovering around the freezing mark. Wind chill values will continue to keep the air feeling frostier, around 15 to 20 degrees.
Friday brings increasing clouds and slightly warmer air, then more snow is anticipated Friday night, when the temperatures make a sharp turn toward the teens.
It will remain cold Saturday, with mercury only reaching 23 degrees, then frigid air will blanket the region, and temperatures will hover around zero.
Cold air will stick around Sunday, when temperatures only climb up to around 16 degrees, then go back to the single digits overnight, to around 7 degrees.
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