Major winter storm will impact Northeast tonight into Saturday
Norwalk Reflector Staff
Feb 9, 2013 at 12:13 AM
A major winter storm, with blizzard conditions, is forecast to impact the Northeast tonight into early Saturday, as a developing nor'easter moves up the Atlantic coast.
Total snowfall accumulations of 1-2 feet are possible, with locally higher amounts, the National Weather Service is reporting. In addition, gusty winds will create blizzard conditions, especially along the coast, making travel extremely hazardous, if not impossible.
Here are links to blizzard cams to keep up with storm: MAINE and MASSACHUSETTS.
As for Norwalk, here is the seven-day forecast from the National Weather Service:
This afternoon - A chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 27. Blustery, with a northwest wind around 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tonight - A slight chance of snow showers before 1am. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 16. Northwest wind 10 to 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday - Sunny, with a high near 28. North wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm in the morning.
Saturday night - Mostly clear, with a low around 17. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday - Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. South wind 10 to 13 mph.
Sunday night - Rain, mainly after midnight. Low around 36. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Monday - Rain likely before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday night - Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Breezy.
Tuesday - Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34.
Tuesday night - Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Wednesday - Partly sunny, with a high near 33.
Wednesday night - Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Thursday - Partly sunny, with a high near 39.