Spring Snowstorm Could Make for Messy Morning Commute

An overnight spring snowstorm could make for a messy Monday morning commute, and is already causing some schools to delay opening.

A winter storm warning has been issued for New London County as a coast storm moves towards Connecticut.

Light snow began Sunday evening and is expected to end end during the Monday morning commute. The precipitation could start as a chilly rain.

NBC Connecticut First Alert meteorologists are predicting 1-3" of accumulation for the 1-91 corridor and 3-6" for New London County. Western Connecticut will see little or no snow.

At least moderate intensity will be needed to cover the roads. That's most likely in eastern Connecticut. Another concern is a slight risk of tree/power line problems in extreme eastern or southeastern portions of the state if snow is sticky enough to cling to them in a few cases.

Eversource CT said Sunday night that crews have already been deployed to areas that are expected to be hardest hit.

UConn has announced delayed openings at all of its campuses on Monday and Stonington Public Schools have also issued a delay. More delays and cancellations are expected. You can see a full list here.

Eastern Massachusetts could end up with more than a half foot of snow, closer to the storm.

The snow ends by Monday morning, then partial clearing will take over with highs only in the middle 40s. It will be windy.
Through early week, the weather remains cool before a warm-up later in the week.

Tuesday will be a bright day with lots of sunshine, though clouds will increase late in the day.

A warm front lifts north over the region Wednesday, bringing clouds and rain showers. Highs will be near 60 degrees.

Connecticut should be in the so-called warm sector come Thursday, with highs in the upper 60s away from Long Island Sound and a blend of clouds and sunshine.

Friday remains warm, in the upper 60s inland but middle 50s along the shoreline, as showers approach from the west.

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