NORWALK - Residents in southwestern Connecticut were getting ready Monday for the approaching snowstorm.

Customers at Global gas station on Cross Street in Norwalk filled up their vehicles and gas cans in preparation for the wintry weather.

Fluffy, dry snow is expected to develop Tuesday and fall steadily into the evening. Forecasters say total snow accumulations of 6 to 12 inches are possible.

Tuesday’s high temperature is expected to reach just 24 degrees.