(NECN: Brian Burnell, Hartford, Conn.) - Schools across Connecticut are closed and
many flights out of Bradley International Airport are canceled as
forecasters predict a winter storm will dump up to 14 inches of
snow in the state.
The National Weather Service says most of Connecticut will see 6
to 12 inches of snow by Wednesday night, while eastern Connecticut
will get 10 to 14 inches. Forecasters also say wind gusts of up to
35 mph in the afternoon could create hazardous driving conditions.
Metro-North is planning extra outbound rail service out of New
York from noon to 4 p.m., but significantly reduced service after 5
Gov. M. Jodi Rell has activated a plan for staggered release
times for major employers in the Hartford area, if state and other
employees are allowed to leave work early.
*Material from The Associated Press used in this report*