...Winter Storm Warning remains in effect from 7 am Wednesday to 7 am EST Thursday...
* locations...include northeast Connecticut...as well as portions of eastern and northeastern Massachusetts...and southern New Hampshire.
* Hazard types...heavy snow.
* Accumulations...ranging around 6 to 8 inches with a trace of ice.
* Timing...rain perhaps initially beginning around daybreak changing over to all snow towards midday mainly north and west a line from northeast CT to northeast MA. Between this area and west of the I-95 corridor could see initial rain change to a wintry mix of snow and sleet by midday into afternoon before changing to all snow by evening. Snow tapers off into Thursday morning.
* Impacts...this storm will significantly impact Holiday travel making driving dangerous at times. Visibilities in heavy snow expected to be significantly reduced to one quarter mile or less at times.
* Visibilities...one quarter mile or less at times.
* Winds...north 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.
A Winter Storm Warning is issued when an average of 6 or more inches of snow is expected in a 12 hour period...or for 8 or more inches in a 24 hour period. Travel will be slow at best on well treated surfaces...and quite difficult on any unplowed or untreated surfaces.