Flurries continue as of noon on Thursday in Shelton, and have been falling for much of the late morning.

The snow doesn’t appear to be accumulating, although there has been a few brief bursts of heavier snowfall at times.

According to the National Weather Service (NWS), the snow could pick up after 4 p.m. although only about an inch is expected to accumulate before it ends around 9 p.m.

Snow also is likely on Saturday and Saturday night in Shelton, with from 2 to 4 inches possible, the NWS said.

Arctic temperatures on the way

The real weather story in the coming days will be the cold. A blast of arctic air is about to arrive and will bring extreme cold to Shelton and the region.

Here is the NWS temperature forecast for Shelton:

Thursday night:  Low of about 1 degrees, with wind chill factors between 10-below and zero due to consistent winds up to 16 mph.

Friday:  High near 9 degrees, with sunny skies. Daytime wind chills between 15-below and 5-below, with consistent winds up to 14 mph. Overnight low of 6 degrees.

Saturday:  Daytime high of 24 degrees, with snow likely after 1 p.m. Snow continues into the evening, with nighttime low of 10 degrees.

Sunday:  Daytime high around 13 degrees, with snow possible in the morning. Overnight low of 4-below-zero.

Monday (Presidents Day):  Mostly sunny with high near 16 degrees and overnight low of 4 degrees.