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Another Nasty Winter Weekend for Milford

The National Weather Service warns of heavy precipitation coming Saturday afternoon.

 

The National Weather Service (NWS) is forecasting another nasty weekend in store for Milford, with rain, sleet and possibly some snow accumulation starting Friday night.

Due to the nature of the storm, forecast predictions are murky as to the type of precipitation coming to specific areas, but amounts are expected to be heavy across Connecticut.

“A strengthening coastal low is expected to impact the area Saturday through early Sunday with widespread significant precipitation,” the NWS warns in a Hazardous Weather Outlook. “Right now, the precipitation is forecast to be mainly rain at the coast and a wintry mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain inland.”

As the storm tracks, there is a possibility it will produce “significant snowfall accumulations” further inlandz, however, “There is still quite a bit of uncertainty for this event,” the NWS says. “Variations in track and magnitude as well as timing will lead to changes in precipitation amounts and type.”

Milford’s Weekend Forecast

 Friday: Sunny, with a high near 39. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

 Friday Night: A slight chance of rain and snow before midnight, then a chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. East wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Saturday: A chance of rain and snow before 11am, then rain. High near 39. East wind 10 to 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Saturday Night: Rain. Low around 33. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

Sunday: A chance of rain and snow before 10am, then a chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 40. Chance of precipitation is 40%.


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