STAMFORD - Southwestern Connecticut residents are preparing for Tuesday's expected snowfall.

The forecast is calling for about 3 inches of snow in some parts of the region. The snow is expected to start in the morning and last through much of the day.

Shoppers at Keough's Hardware on High Ridge Road in Stamford are buying ice melt and shovels to prepare.

The Town of Greenwich is also getting ready. Crews are making sure sanders are all set up and that plows are ready if needed.