New Canaan forecast: More snow tonight
Published 5:37 am, Thursday, January 20, 2011
Another winter storm today is headed for southwestern Connecticut, with snow beginning to fall late tonight and possible 3 to 5 inches of new accumulation before it ends tomorrow.
The snow should continue falling through tomorrow morning's commute, making travel hazardous, the National Weather Service warns.
Clouds will increase across the region toward afternoon, with the daytime high temperatures expected to hit the freezing mark.
Snow should start falling about 10 p.m., according to the NWS, and the temperature will fall into the low-20s. The overnight accumulation could be between 2 to 4 inches.
The storm will continue dropping snow tomorrow until about 10 a.m., with winds picking up to between 18 and 21 mph. There is expected to be an additional 1 to 2 inches of snow.
Skies will clear as the storm moves out later tomorrow, but the nighttime temperature will plunge to about 10 degrees, The northwest wind between 13 and 16 mph will produce a wind chill that feels like minus-1.
Saturday will be party sunny and cold, with a daytime high temperature of only 22 degrees.
The forecast for Sunday is the same: mostly sunny, with a high near 23.