Winter Weather Advisory Issued For Shelton, Fairfield County

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Fairfield County.

A winter weather advisory issued by the National Weather Service for areas including Shelton remains in effect from 1 p.m. today until 6 a.m. tomorrow.

A wintry mix is expected with snow and sleet midday, becoming freezing rain and drizzle by nighttime, lasting until Tuesday morning. Snowfall accumulation of up to an inch can be anticipated, with temperatures in the lowers 30s.

Snow in the early day may make for slippery road conditions, so be careful on your morning commute! Any ice accumulation by this evening on top of the snow will make for dangerous conditions.

"With temperatures hovering near freezing tonight, expect any ice to remain until daybreak Tuesday morning," the advisory reads.

Additionally, a hazardous weather outlook has been issued for Shelton: "A strong cold front will approach the area on Wednesday and move through by early Thursday morning. There is a chance of strong and potentially damaging winds Wednesday night ahead of the front."


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