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Townwide Parking Ban Starts at Noon; Town Hall Closing Early

Keep it here for the latest on potential school closings and other storm-related news.

Credit: Contributed Photo
Credit: Contributed Photo

Updated 1:45 p.m. Tuesday

We just received word that Stratford Town Hall is closing at 2 p.m. today and will have a delayed opening tomorrow of 10 a.m. for all non-essential employees.

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Updated 11:45 a.m. Tuesday

Impending snowy weather has led to an early dismissal for Stratford schools and a townwide parking ban, which will go into effect at noon today.

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Our original article follows.

By Pem McNerney

A Winter Storm Warning has just been issued for Stratford, as well as much of the rest of the region — with snowfall totals with tomorrow's storm expected to range from 6 to 10 inches here along the shoreline.

The National Weather Service's warning will go into effect at noon on Tuesday and run through to early Wednesday morning. 

"Snowfall will begin late Tuesday morning and will continue through Tuesday night, tapering off early Wednesday morning," the weather service meteorologists state in their warning report. "The heaviest snowfall will occur Tuesday afternoon and evening."

The periods of heavy snow will significantly reduce visibility, making travel on the slick roads even more difficult. 

The storm's arrival Tuesday will also usher bitterly cold air in the area, along with wind gusts of up to 35 miles per hour. Wind chills are expected to reach as low as -10 degrees by late Tuesday night.

Keep it here for the latest on potential school closings and other storm-related news.

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