SHELTON WEATHER: Storm could be significant Saturday and Sunday

Two plows work in tandem on Bridgeport Avenue near Wells Hollow Farm. (Photo by Brad Durrell)

Two plows work in tandem on Bridgeport Avenue near Wells Hollow Farm. (Photo by Brad Durrell)

 

It’s still uncertain how much snow, freezing rain, and rain a system will bring to Shelton from late Saturday through Sunday, but it could include as much as 2.5 to 5.5 inches of snow, according to the National Weather Service (NWS).

The snow should begin after 4 p.m. on Saturday, with up to 2 inches falling in the evening, the NWS said. Temperatures will be in the mid-20s.

Late at night, temperatures will remain essentially stagnant and the snow could change to a mix with freezing rain after midnight. Another 1 to 3 inches of snow is possible during overnight hours in Shelton, plus a coating of ice, the NWS said.

 

Wintry mix Sunday, cold Monday

On Sunday morning, warming temperatures will bring a combination of snow, freezing rain, and rain before 1 p.m., switching to all rain until 5 p.m., then a chance for continued rain and snow in the evening, the NWS said.

Another half inch of snow and a coating of ice could fall in Shelton on Sunday. Temperatures should reach the high 30s on Sunday afternoon, according to the NWS.

The cold returns Monday, especially at night, when the overnight low should be near zero. Snow also is possible Tuesday night and Wednesday in Shelton, the NWS said.

 

 

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