Governor: Crews to plow, treat roads throughout storm; Latest snow predictions for Shelton
State plows will be out clearing snow and treating the roads throughout the ongoing winter storm, according to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.
"Driving conditions will not be optimal tomorrow, but roads will be passable," Malloy said of road conditions on Monday. "If you must drive, take it slow and give yourself extra time to get to and from your destinations."
Nonessential state employees are to report to work at their normally scheduled time on Monday, Malloy announced on Sunday night. Nonessential state employees can use personal and vacation time if they are unable to report to work or need to report late.
Shelton accumulation predictions
Snowfall of varying intensities is forecasted to continue throughout the day and evening on Monday, impacting both the morning and evening commutes.
For Shelton, the latest National Weather Service (NWS) is predicting a wintry mix, with snow, sleet and freezing rain at various times, lasting into very early Tuesday. Up to 6 inches of snow could accumulate in the city during the storm's duration.
Here's the NWS breakdown for Shelton:
Sunday until midnight: Snow
Sunday night midnight—Monday 3 a.m.: Snow and freezing rain, to to 1 inch snow accumulation plus thin layer of ice
Monday 3 a.m.—Tuesday 3 a.m.: Mainly snow, another 3 to 5 inches of snow possible
Tuesday: Cloudy, then becoming mostly sunny