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Snow closes schools, makes for a rough AM commute

March 4, 2019

Connecticut is at a crawl Monday morning after several inc hs of heavy, wet snow fell overnight.

Most schools are closed, many roads still unplowed and state offices have a delayed opening.

Governor Ned Lamont said Level 2 state employees should to report to work at 10:30 a.m. Level 2 state employees include those who had been previously designated as “nonessential.”

The snow that began falling early Sunday evening became heavy early Monday morning. At least 6 inches is reported across the state. The snow is expected to end before sunrise.

At Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 7 a.m.

While major state roads have been plowed and treated, give your self extra tine to get to your destination.

It will also take much more time to clear sidewalks and driveways. Unlike last week’s snow, this snowfall is wetter and much heavier. The American Heart Association is warning people to exercise caution when removing snow and the like.

The forecast

Monday: Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 36. Wind chill values between 20 and 30. North wind 11 to 13 mph.

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 16. Wind chill values between 5 and 10. Northwest wind 6 to 11 mph.

Tuesday Increasing clouds, with a high near 27. Wind chill values between 5 and 15. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.

Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 15. Northwest wind 6 to 8 mph.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 24.