SHELTON WEATHER: Extreme cold continues, light snow possible overnight

A Wind Chill Advisory for Shelton remains in effect through 8 a.m. Thursday, with the overnight wind chill temperatures having been expected to be well below zero.

“The frigid conditions will be dangerous to those venturing outside,” the National Weather Service (NWS) said in its advisory for Fairfield County. “Prolonged exposure may cause frostbite.”

Thursday will be sunny but cold in Shelton, with a high near 17 degrees, according to the NWS. The wind chill factor could be as low as -15 degrees during the day, due to the wind.

 

Snow showers possible

The overnight low Thursday evening into Friday morning should be near 15 degrees. Snow showers are possible late Thursday and Friday morning, with no substantial accumulation expected, the NWS said.

It will be warmer Friday, reaching as high as 31, but the winds will be stronger, with gusts up to 34 mph possible.

Cold weather is expected over the weekend, according to the NWS.

 

Concerned about freezing pipes? You should be; read below:

https://sheltonherald.com/57168/yes-its-literally-below-freezing-some-tips-to-avoid-frozen-pipes/

 

Using creative ways to heat your home? Be careful; read below:

https://sheltonherald.com/57137/extreme-cold-concerns-stoves-space-heaters-heating-plumbing/

 

 

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