Flurries continue as of noon on Thursday in Shelton, and have been falling for much of the late morning.
The snow doesn’t appear to be accumulating, although there has been a few brief bursts of heavier snowfall at times.
According to the National Weather Service (NWS), the snow could pick up after 4 p.m. although only about an inch is expected to accumulate before it ends around 9 p.m.
Snow also is likely on Saturday and Saturday night in Shelton, with from 2 to 4 inches possible, the NWS said.
Arctic temperatures on the way
The real weather story in the coming days will be the cold. A blast of arctic air is about to arrive and will bring extreme cold to Shelton and the region.
Here is the NWS temperature forecast for Shelton:
Thursday night: Low of about 1 degrees, with wind chill factors between 10-below and zero due to consistent winds up to 16 mph.
Friday: High near 9 degrees, with sunny skies. Daytime wind chills between 15-below and 5-below, with consistent winds up to 14 mph. Overnight low of 6 degrees.
Saturday: Daytime high of 24 degrees, with snow likely after 1 p.m. Snow continues into the evening, with nighttime low of 10 degrees.
Sunday: Daytime high around 13 degrees, with snow possible in the morning. Overnight low of 4-below-zero.
Monday (Presidents Day): Mostly sunny with high near 16 degrees and overnight low of 4 degrees.