SHELTON SNOW PHOTOS FROM TUESDAY

A city worker clears snow from Bridge Street, near the post office, at the height of the storm on Thursday morning.

A city worker clears snow from Bridge Street, near the post office, at the height of the storm on Thursday morning.

Tuesday’s storm may not have lived up to projections, but it did cause havoc during the morning commute. (Photos by Brad Durrell)

While only about 2 inches appear to have fallen in Shelton, it came down fast at times in the morning, including during later commuting times.

A man uses a snowblower to clear snow from the sidewalk near the Dunkin’ Donuts on Howe Avenue at Center Street on Tuesday morning.

A man uses a snowblower to clear snow from the sidewalk near the Dunkin’ Donuts on Howe Avenue at Center Street on Tuesday morning.

It was slippery snow, causing many motorists to have difficulty gaining traction at stop signs and stop lights, and when driving uphill.

Forecasters had said from 2 to 6 inches were possible in the region.

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As of 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday in Shelton, the temperature is 27 degrees. Some additional light snow is possible but unlikely later this afternoon.

On Thursday, there is a chance for some rain and snow, with temperatures climbing into the low 40s.

Snow came down heavily at times on Thursday morning, including on Bridgeport Avenue as shown in this photo.

Snow came down heavily at times on Thursday morning, including on Bridgeport Avenue as shown in this photo.

Motorists involved in an accident on the Route 8 southbound Exit 13 ramp, at Bridgeport Avenue, stand outside a vehicle while waiting for help.

Motorists involved in an accident on the Route 8 southbound Exit 13 ramp, at Bridgeport Avenue, stand outside a vehicle while waiting for help.

A pickup truck with a trailer drives on Route 8 through Shelton on Thursday.

A pickup truck with a trailer drives on Route 8 through Shelton on Thursday.

 

Vehicles travel on Route 8 southbound at about 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday morning.

Vehicles travel on Route 8 southbound at about 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday morning.

 

 

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