Severe Drop in Temperature and Strong Winds Coming to Greenwich

Forecasts are showing Connecticut will experience a severe drop in temperature accompanied by strong winds, with a wind chill near or below zero across Connecticut on Monday night.

A wind advisory has been issued for the entire state, with gusts of 40 to 50 miles per hour anticipated at times.

In Greenwich there is a wind advisory for Monday night, mostly clear with a low of 19°.

Tuesday will be sunny and breezy with a high of 33°. Tuesday night will be mostly clear with a low of 27°.

Thursday, mostly sunny, high 42°.

Governor Lamont announced on Monday that he is directing Connecticut’s Severe Cold Weather Protocol to be activated beginning at 12:00 noon on Monday, March 1, and remaining in effect through 12:00 noon on Tuesday, March 2, as brutally frigid temperatures are expected to impact the state overnight and into the morning.

Anyone in need of shelter is urged to call 2-1-1 to get connected to these services. Safety measures have been enacted at shelters throughout the state to adhere to the needs of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.