New Canaan First Selectman Rob Mallozzi issued an alert that all town offices will be closed on Friday. Non-essential staff also do not need to report to work.
The National Weather Service has posted a blizzard warning for all of Connecticut that could bring between 18 and 24 inches of snow, strong winds and coastal flooding.
Meteorologist William Babcock with the National Weather Service in Taunton, Mass., says it's looking like it is going to be a very powerful storm. If everything falls the way it has the potential to, it could be among the top 10 snowstorms in New England history.