New possible snow totals released for Shelton

A woman calls for assistance after an accident on Route 8 in Shelton. (File photo by Brad Durrell)
A woman calls for assistance after an accident on Route 8 in Shelton. (File photo by Brad Durrell)

 

The National Weather Service (NWS) has increased the expected snowfall accumulation for Wednesday in Shelton, with from 5 to 9 inches now possible.

Earlier predictions had been in the 4 to 8 inches range.

Precipitation should begin as rain very early Wednesday and turn to all snow by 10 a.m., with the snow continuing into the evening, the NWS said. Temperatures during the day will be right around freezing (32 degrees), and drop into the high 20s at night. The snowfall should end around 10 p.m. on Wednesday.

Click below to read more about the snowstorm’s impact on Shelton and the state:

 

Latest storm predictions:

Latest prediction for storm in Shelton: Rain, wintry mix, then snow from 11 a.m. on

 

State offices closing early Wednesday:

State offices to close early on Wednesday due to coming snowstorm

 

See snow accumulation map:

SNOW ACCUMULATION MAP: What time will the snow start on Wednesday?

 

Governor offers snowstorm advice:

Malloy on snow: If possible, adjust plans to avoid ‘hazardous driving conditions’

 

Early snow predictions:

National Weather Service: Up to 8 inches of snow possible in CT