HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Weather forecasters expect New London County to be the hardest-hit part of Connecticut as a winter storm approaches with heavy, wet snow and high winds.
The National Weather Service says up to 7 inches of heavy, wet snow could fall in southeastern Connecticut through Friday morning and wind gusts could hit 50 mph, bringing possible power outages. An earlier winter storm warning was downgraded to a winter weather advisory in effect until 1 p.m. Friday.
Forecasters say Fairfield and New Haven counties could see 3 to 6 inches of snow, strong winds and coastal flooding with tides up to 3.5 feet above normal.
The Weather Service says northeastern Connecticut and the Hartford area could get 3 to 5 inches of snow.