A winter weather advisory for snow, sleet and freezing rain was issued for interior southern Connecticut on Tuesday morning. It is in effect from midnight to 4 p.m. Wednesday. Snow accumulation is expected to be one to two inches along with a tenth of an inch of ice, according to the National Weather Service.
Snow is expected to begin around midnight then change to a snow and sleet mix or freezing rain by Wednesday morning.
Hazardous travel is expected during the Wednesday morning commute, according to the weather service.
Temperatures were in the teens Tuesday morning, Jan. 22, and expected to reach a high of 22 degrees before falling into single digits Tuesday night, to a low of around 7 with a wind cill value as low as -4 degrees, according to the National Weather Service.
It is expected to be even colder and feature scattered flurries in the afternoon on Wednesday, Jan. 23. The high Wednesday is expected to be near 17 with more northwest wind 9 to 14 mph. Wednesday night, could bring more scattered flurries with a low around 6 that feels like -3 with the wind chill.
Thursday’s high is expected to be 17 with northwest winds of 6 to 16 mph — with gusts as high as 28 mph, according to the weather service. Thursday night’s low is expected to be about 5 degrees.
Friday, Jan. 25, could bring snow in the afternoon as temperatures rise to a high near 26. The chance of snow is 60% during the afternoon and evening. The nighttime low is expected to be around 13.
The weather service says it could be “a moderate accumulating snowfall Friday into Friday night as an area of low pressure passes south of the tri-state region,” according to a hazardous weather outlook.
Over the weekend, the weather is expected to be in the mid to high 20s with lows 10 to 10 to 15 degrees.
But Monday could see temperatures above freezing for the first time in a week. The high is predicted t near 35.