Weather: Storm drops over a foot of snow in parts of CT

A late-winter storm Tuesday dropped more than a foot of snow in some parts of western Connecticut.



Gov. Dannel Malloy signed an order on Monday activating a statewide travel ban that began at 5 a.m. Tuesday. It has since been lifted.



News 12 meteorologists say areas south and beside the Merritt Parkway received 6 to 12 inches of wet, heavy snow that mixed with sleet and rain. Areas right along Interstate 84 received about a foot of snow, while 16 to 24 inches of snow fell in parts of northwestern Connecticut.



A blizzard warning for Litchfield County remains in effect through midnight.



Wednesday is expected to be mostly cloudy with winds gusting 15 to 35 mph and temperatures topping out at 29 degrees.



Forecasters say Thursday and Friday will be a sunny and cloudy with highs in the low 30s. A mix of rain and snow is on tap for Saturday.


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