FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — It's going to be more than just flurries on Friday morning across Fairfield County, according to the National Weather Service.
Commuters should be prepared for slippy conditions with accumulating snow expected to disrupt the Friday morning commute.
A winter storm system will move through the area late Thursday into Friday, bringing snowfall accumulations of 1 to 3 inches across Connecticut, according to the National Weather Service.
Thursday will see increasing clouds but with a high near 52 degrees.
But temperatures will plunge by nightfall, with a chance of rain and snow before 10 p.m. Thursday, then snow, with a low in the mid-20s.
Snow is likely before 10 a.m. Friday, with a chance of light snow after that. It will be cloudy, with a high near 35 degrees.
New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches is possible.
Frigid temperatures will return Friday night, with a low of about 12.
Saturday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 26 and lows in the teens again overnight. Sunday will be a repeat of Saturday.
Monday will be mostly sunny, with a high near freezing — but with a 50 percent chance of snow by the evening.
On Tuesday, there is also a 50 percent chance of snow with a high near 32.