updated : FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — The weather forecast for Tuesday just got a bit worse — and a more snowy — for Fairfield County.
With 2 to 3 inches of snow now in the forecast, the National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for interior Connecticut, including much of inland Fairfield County for 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday.
The snowfall could create slippery conditions for drivers and school buses in the afternoon commute. Drivers are urged to use caution and be prepared for the ill-timed snow.
The National Weather Service forecast reported periods of snow are likely Tuesday after 8 a.m. Accumulation could reach about 2 to 3 inches. The quick-hitting storm will leave by Tuesday night as temperatures are expected to fall into the high 20s with wind chills in the low 20s.
After Tuesday, the forecast calls for partly cloudy skies on Wednesday. Thursday and Friday are expected to be sunny with temperatures in the low to mid 30s.