Storm Hub: Big Snow Coming to Greenwich on Thursday


Additional closings for Jan 4:

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

Greenwich Town Hall

Update Wednesday Jan 3:

Whitby School will be closed on Thursday due to the impending storm.

Greenwich Academy will be closed on Thursday due to the impending storm. All campus activities are cancelled.

Stanwich School will be closed Thursday due to the weather forecast.

Sacred Heart School announced on their website, “due to the snow, Greenwich public schools will be closed and there will be no bus service; therefore, Sacred Heart Greenwich will be closed.”

At King School, school be closed Thursday January 4, because of inclement weather. All after school and evening activities are canceled on Thursday January 4.

Greenwich Catholic School will be closed on Thursday, Jan 4.

Update: Greenwich Public Schools announced at 5:15pm that schools will be closed on Thursday, January 4, 2018.

Also, the Board of Education meeting scheduled for Thursday is cancelled.

Original story: 4:00pm Wednesday: Give yourself extra time Thursday morning to get to work or school because the National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for most of Connecticut.

And bundle up because this storm will usher in the coldest temps we’ve felt so far this winter.

On Thursday, the forecast for Greenwich is for an inch of snow after 4:00 am, followed by heavy snowfall at rates of an inch per hour possible.

The high for Thursday will be near 27° and wind will increase in the afternoon, with gusts as high as 44 mph.

Significant travel delays are likely. Expect blowing and drifting snow and potential for power outages.

The NWS also warns of windchills of -15° to -25°F on Thursday and both frostbite and hypothermia threats from prolonged exposure.

Thursday night there remains a chance of snow until 10:00pm.

On Friday the forecast is for a mostly sunny and cold day with a high near 11°,  wind chill values between -5 and -10. Breezy, with a west wind 20 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.

Watch this space for updates.

See also:

Tips for Prepping Your Car for the Coldest and Harshest Winter Conditions