National Weather Service issues winter weather advisory

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Any shift in track and therefore temperature profile would move these accumulation totals further east or west.

The storm winds down as snow tapers to flurries.

The path of the storm was still unclear as of Monday afternoon, but the likelihood of measurable snow was considered strong. Heavy wet snow may bring down tree limbs and utility wires, resulting in some power outages. A shift in the storm track closer to the coast could mean another heavy snowfall for CT.

A major winter storm will impact the state tomorrow, tomorrow night, and Thursday morning. Another think we're watching is something called the "dry slot".

Snowfall of 5 to 9 inches is forecast for some places, with up to a foot in isolated areas.

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Barron, Buffalo, Dunn, Pepin, Pierce, Polk, and St. Croix Counties until 6 a.m. Tuesday.

The storm warning is in effect until 6 a.m. on Tuesday.

Wednesday's commutes, both morning and afternoon, will be "horrendous", she said. It will take until late afternoon, east of the MS, to see the complete changeover to heavy, wet snow. The snow will be heavy at times this afternoon and evening with rates of 1 to 2 inches per hour expected. Snow totals in the advisory are expected to between 3 and 6 inches.

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Most of the mid-Atlantic will only see rain, but New York City and cities north of it will see higher accumulations of snow.

The anticipated snow amounts Monday and Tuesday would be the biggest of a winter that so far has only produced 20 inches of snow as measured at the North Dakota State Hospital.

"It may start as some rain at the shoreline, but change to snow as colder air moves in loft", he said.

"The beach is all over the front yard - we have shingles from everyone else's house but the house we are at actually withstood the storm pretty well", Frank Wilkins of Marshfield, Massachusetts, told CNN affiliate WFXT. North wind 14 to 16 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 26 miles per hour. It slammed much of the Northeast with heavy snow and rain, prompting significant coastal flooding and hurricane-force gusts in New England.

WHAT.Heavy snow and mixed precipitation expected.

TODAY: Mostly sunny to partly cloudy. Highs will reach the low 30s Thursday and mid 30s Friday. This includes rain and the water equivalent of snow and ice. Lows will drop into the upper 20s. A changeover to rain is possible for a period of time south and east of Hartford. Conditions are critical from El Paso to near Wichita over the next 24-36 hours, with extreme fire conditions likely in the Texas Panhandle and Eastern New Mexico.

Lessor said the first flakes will likely fall by dawn on Wednesday and the precipitation will continue until early Thursday. Light snow could linnger into the mornign commute for areas in northern/northeastern CT. At one point Friday night, 100 percent of customers were without power in the community, and power likely won't be restored for much of the town until days after the floodwaters recede.

Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 36.

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