The National Weather Service (NWS) has increased the expected snowfall accumulation for Wednesday in Shelton, with from 5 to 9 inches now possible.

Earlier predictions had been in the 4 to 8 inches range.

Precipitation should begin as rain very early Wednesday and turn to all snow by 10 a.m., with the snow continuing into the evening, the NWS said. Temperatures during the day will be right around freezing (32 degrees), and drop into the high 20s at night. The snowfall should end around 10 p.m. on Wednesday.

Click below to read more about the snowstorm’s impact on Shelton and the state:

Latest storm predictions:

http://sheltonherald.com/54783/latest-prediction-for-storm-in-shelton-rain-to-wintry-mix-to-snow/

State offices closing early Wednesday:

http://sheltonherald.com/54726/state-offices-to-close-early-on-wednesday-due-to-coming-snowstorm/

See snow accumulation map:

http://sheltonherald.com/54696/shelton-weather-update-what-time-will-the-snow-start-on-wednesday/

Governor offers snowstorm advice:

http://sheltonherald.com/54713/malloy-on-snow-if-possible-adjust-plans-to-avoid-hazardous-driving-conditions/

Early snow predictions:

http://sheltonherald.com/54616/national-weather-service-up-to-8-inches-of-snow-possible-in-southern-ct-before-and-on-thanksgiving/