Blizzard Warning replaced by Winter Storm Warning in Fairfield County

The National Weather Service (NWS) has replaced the Blizzard Warning for Fairfield County with a less severe Winter Weather Warning, saying more snow is on the way and strong winds will continue.

The change was made at about 5:30 a.m., with snow totals being much less than predicted for most of southwestern Connecticut. Winds from 20 to 30 mph are expected in the area, with gusts as high as 45 mph.

The Winter Storm Warning for Fairfield County is in effect until midnight tonight.

A state driving ban remains in place at this time. Non-essential travel is banned and motorists are subject to a fine.

During major storms such as this one, also provides live updates from around the state. You can listen at, the Home page, or by using the TuneIn Radio app on your smartphone and searching "HAN Radio."