Severe Weather Alerts - Farmington, CT

  • Winter Storm Watch

    Winter Storm Watch in effect from 4:00 PM EST until Monday, 7:00 AM EST. Source: U.S. National Weather Service

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

* LOCATIONS...INCLUDE ALONG AND SOUTH OF THE MASSACHUSETTS
TURNPIKE TO THE IMMEDIATE SOUTH COAST. THIS INCLUDES NORTHERN
CONNECTICUT...ALL OF RHODE ISLAND AND SOUTHEAST MASSACHUSETTS
INCLUDING CAPE COD. THE HARTFORD...PROVIDENCE AND BOSTON
METROPOLITAN AREAS ARE INCLUDED IN THE WATCH.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 8 INCHES.

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOW DEVELOPS DURING THE MID TO LATE AFTERNOON
HOURS ON SUNDAY...PICKING UP IN INTENSITY SUNDAY EVENING INTO
SUNDAY NIGHT. THE SNOW CONCLUDES BY DAYBREAK MONDAY.

* IMPACTS...UNTREATED ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED AND
SLIPPERY BY SUNDAY EVENING ALONG WITH POOR VISIBILITY AT TIMES.

* VISIBILITIES...ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.

* UNCERTAINTY...WE ARE CONFIDENT THAT WITHIN THE WATCH AREA
SNOWFALL AMOUNTS AT OR IN EXCESS OF 6-INCHES WILL BE OBSERVED.
BUT WE REMAIN UNCERTAIN AS TO EXACTLY WHERE AS THE FORECAST
CONTINUES TO WOBBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH IS ISSUED FOR THE POTENTIAL OF ACCUMULATING
SNOW OF 6 OR MORE INCHES IN A 12 HOUR PERIOD...OR 8 OR MORE
INCHES IN A 24 HOUR PERIOD. ANYONE TRAVELING IN THE NEXT 24 TO
36 HOURS SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO MODIFY
TRAVEL PLANS SHOULD WINTER WEATHER DEVELOP.

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Farmington, CT Radar