Minimal Power Outages Reported Amid Friday's Snowfall [Updated]

Patch will update this post with information pertaining to travel, outages and accidents that affect the region in the wake of Friday's snowfall.

Updated, 1:31 p.m.

Only eight Newtown residents are reporting power outages as of 1:17 p.m., according to CL&P, and United Illuminating is reporting one power outage in Woodbridge as of 12:47 p.m.

Updated 10:25 a.m.

All DMV road tests are cancelled for Friday. Anyone with a scheduled road test can call DMV to choose a new date. The numbers to call are 860-263-5700 if someone is within the Hartford area and toll-free 800-842-8222 for those outside the Hartford area. DMV is also attempting to contact customers with road test appointments to advise them of the schedule change.

Updated, 10:02 a.m.

New Haven Line Service is now operating on or close to schedule, according to Metro-North.

Updated, 9:41 a.m.

An motor vehicle accident with injuries and reported entrapment has been reported on the Merritt Parkway, northbound of exit 41.

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Metro-North officials are currently reporting 10-minute delays on the New Haven line due to weather-related conditions.

"Please take care when traveling during inclement weather and allow for additional travel time," Metro-North officials caution. "Customers should use caution when entering and exiting trains, and on platforms and staircases."

According to CL&P's outage map, only one customer in the county is experiencing a power outage as of 9:16 a.m., while 14 United Illuminating customers in Easton, one in Naugatuck and one in Stratford are currently without power.


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