Urgent: Winter Storm Warning Updated
BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM FRIDAY MORNING.
Southern CT is experiencing Blizzard conditions. Travel will be dangerous to impossible. Due to the associated winds, damage to trees and power lines is possible. Storm total accumulations of 12-18 inches are expected.
Temperatures are forecast to drop back to the teens on Friday morning. With these low temperatures, power outages take-on an added urgency.
Please consider the following precautions:
- If you can, please shelter in place (at home) and keep roads clear for emergency services and plows
- keep cell phones and laptops charged
- check on your family members, neighbors, & pets who may not have heat and offer them shelter (do not leave pets outside).
If you are experiencing an emergency, please call 911. Emergency crews stand ready to respond. For non-emergencies if you need help or know of others in North Stonington who do need help, please contact Emergency Management Director GaryBaron 860.912.0004
The town has been in contact with Eversource and they are ready throughout the state with crews. Please realize crews will not be dispatched in dangerous conditions when high winds are present.
A list of shelters is available by calling 800-203-1234 or visiting https://www.211ct.org