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Updated: Snowstorm to Hit Ridgefield

Heavy snowfall is headed for the region Friday night, according to the National Weather Service.

This story has been updated Friday morning with the latest NWS forecast.

Ridgefield will likely get hit with a major snowstorm Friday night, according to the National Weather Service.

The NWS has issued a winter storm watch for Friday night, forecasting "significant snowfall and strong winds with near blizzard conditions likely."

Here's the NWS forecast for Friday:

  • Snow before 3pm, then rain, snow, and sleet. The rain and snow could be heavy at times. High near 35. East wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow and sleet accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
  • Friday Night Snow with areas of blowing snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Low around 20. Blustery, with a north wind 17 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 7 to 11 inches possible.

Stay with Patch for weather updates, road conditions and closings and cancellations.

Eileen February 07, 2013 at 01:47 PM
Well, I hope CL&P is heeding this forecast and preparing.
Marie Martell February 09, 2013 at 01:24 PM
Urgi-Kids Ridgefield will be closed Saturday, February 9th.

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