SHELTON WEATHER 3:30 P.M.: Snow coming down heavy; bitter cold to follow

As of 3:30 p.m. on Monday in Shelton, heavy snow is falling after periods of sleet and freezing rain earlier in the day. It is 21 degrees and the temperature is dropping and the wind appears to be picking up.

It’s hard to tell how much snow has fallen since Sunday night, but it appears to be 3 to 5 inches in Shelton, combined with sleet and ice. The current heavy snowfall could add to those totals.

The National Weather Service (NWS) had predicted up to 7 inches of snow could fall in Shelton today.

Below-zero wind chills

The snow should end by 10 p.m. and then it will get extremely cold tonight and tomorrow, according to the NWS.

The overnight low should be about 6 degrees in Shelton, with the wind chill making it feel as cold as 5-below-zero.

The daytime high in Shelton on Tuesday will be around 20 degrees, with the wind chill factor temperature being from zero to 10-below-zero. More snow is possible on Wednesday and Thursday in the city.