Winter Storm Hub: Schools, Library, Town Hall Closed

Greenwich Ave at intersection of Lewis Street at 11:00am, Jan 4

Greenwich Ave at intersection of Lewis Street at 11:00am, Jan 4

The state is on full storm warning. Heavy snow is falling and creating low visibility and some white out conditions. There is 8-14″ of snow expected to fall. The winter storm warning is extended until 1:00am on Friday. Thursday’s high will be near 25°.  Friday’s high will only be 11°.

In Greenwich, the snow emergency remains in effect. Parking on snow emergency routes is prohibited. (Click for list of emergency routes).

On Thursday morning, Gov Malloy described the storm as a major weather event, and said that while highways are open, conditions are hazardous at times, making travel treacherous.

Gov Malloy said that while there is no highway ban in effect, it is highly recommended that Connecticut motorists stay off the highway to allow crews to clear highways and assist neighboring states. The DOT has added 200 private contractors to help fight the storm. Non essential state employees are instructed not to report to work.

This intense cold is dangerous and will continue through the first half of Sunday.

The forecast is for blowing and drifting snow to continue through Friday morning.

East Putnam Ave Greenwich Ave near Maston St at 11:00am, Jan 4, 2018

East Putnam Ave Greenwich Ave near Maston St at 11:00am, Jan 4, 2018

View down Mason Street at 11:00am, Jan 4, 2018

View down Mason Street at 11:00am, Jan 4, 2018

Closings for Jan 4:

YMCA Greenwich

YWCA Greenwich

Greenwich Library (Greenwich Library and its Byram Shubert & Cos Cob branches)

Greenwich Town Hall

Greenwich Public Schools

Private schools: King, Whitby, Greenwich Catholic, Greenwich Academy, Brunswick, Stanwich, Sacred Heart

See also:

Storm Hub: Big Snow Coming to Greenwich on Thursday

Greenwich Selectmen Declare Snow Emergency Beginning 8pm Wednesday