Spring storm leaves several inches of snow across the state - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Early Warning Weather

Spring storm leaves several inches of snow across the state

Several inches of snow fell in West Stafford. (Renee G./iWitness photo) Several inches of snow fell in West Stafford. (Renee G./iWitness photo)
HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) -

Drivers were greeted by slushy, slick roads for the Monday morning commute.

A snow storm that began late Sunday night deposited snow across most of the state by early Monday morning. It wound down by mid-morning.

Meteorologist Mark Dixon said the snow should wrap up completely around noon.

"Clouds are clearing and the sun is coming out in western Connecticut," he said. "The rest of [Monday] will feature quieter weather with highs in the mid-40s. As of late morning, all weather alerts will expire."

A winter weather advisory was in place for Hartford, northern Middlesex, northern New Haven, northern New London, Tolland and Windham counties until Monday morning.

It expired at 10 a.m. for the shoreline communities and 11 a.m. for the inland communities.

Track the remainder of the storm with Early Warning Pinpoint Doppler here.

School delays and closures that were the result of the storm can be found here.

Meteorologist Scot Haney urged drivers to budget in extra travel time due to some slick highway entrance and exit ramps.

As of 6:30 a.m., the snow came down at a moderate clip with temperatures in the upper-20s and low-30s.

Northwest Connecticut should see 2 inches of snow. Two to 4 inches was expected to drop in central Connecticut. The eastern part of the state could see between 3 and 6 inches.

“The 8 inches is only for isolated areas of northeast and southeast Connecticut,” Haney said.

It was also a bit breezy. Haney recorded winds of ranging from 8 mph in Windsor Locks to 13 mph in New Haven.

That brought wind chill readings into the low-20s for most of the state during the morning hours.

The sun is expected to show itself by Monday afternoon.

“It’s actually going to be a beautiful day with temperatures climbing into the mid-to-upper 40s,” Haney said.

As far as the rest of the week goes, there could be scattered showers early Wednesday morning, according to Dixon.

"A better chance for rain comes Thursday night," Dixon said. "Temperatures warm back above normal, at least to the mid-60s by Thursday."

For Easter weekend, Saturday looks dry. However, there could be a chance for rain on Sunday.

To read the complete technical discussion, click here.

For weather alerts on smartphones and tablets, click here or text “weather” to 38324 to download the WFSB app.

Copyright 2016 WFSB (Meredith Corporation). All rights reserved.

  • Early Warning WeatherSpring storm leaves several inches of snow across the stateMore>>

  • SIDEBAR - Weather Links

    Weather Links

    Here are some important links to get the latest weather information: Early Warning Weather Center Delays and Closings Livestream Doppler Radar Maps and Radar Technical DiscussionMore >>
    Here are some important links to get the latest weather information.More >>
  • More Local NewsNewsMore>>

  • Dozens of homes in south Lake Charles targeted by package thief

    Dozens of homes in south Lake Charles targeted by package thief

    Monday, April 23 2018 8:33 PM EDT2018-04-24 00:33:51 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    A number of residents in south Lake Charles have had packages stolen right off their doorsteps.  For about a month, authorities believe the man, pictured above wearing a hat and glasses, is suspected of stealing more than 10 packages from residents doorsteps.  After numerous posts on Facebook showcasing surveillance footage of the thief in question , members of the community realized that the same person had also stolen from them as well.  One of the victim...More >>
    A number of residents in south Lake Charles have had packages stolen right off their doorsteps.  For about a month, authorities believe the man, pictured above wearing a hat and glasses, is suspected of stealing more than 10 packages from residents doorsteps.  After numerous posts on Facebook showcasing surveillance footage of the thief in question , members of the community realized that the same person had also stolen from them as well.  One of the victim...More >>
  • FEMA’s temporary housing program extended for 2016 flood victims

    FEMA’s temporary housing program extended for 2016 flood victims

    Monday, April 23 2018 8:32 PM EDT2018-04-24 00:32:25 GMT
    (Source: FEMA)(Source: FEMA)
    (Source: FEMA)(Source: FEMA)
    The request by Gov. John Bel Edwards to extend the temporary housing program for victims of the 2016 floods was approved by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The program now runs through Aug. 15, 2018.  Edwards requested homeowners be given additional time to get their homes back in order and asked the low rent remain. FEMA granted the extension, but will impose incremental rent increases on the Mobile Housing Units (MHUs). The governor plans to appeal t...More >>
    The request by Gov. John Bel Edwards to extend the temporary housing program for victims of the 2016 floods was approved by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The program now runs through Aug. 15, 2018.  Edwards requested homeowners be given additional time to get their homes back in order and asked the low rent remain. FEMA granted the extension, but will impose incremental rent increases on the Mobile Housing Units (MHUs). The governor plans to appeal t...More >>
  • Daigle trial proceedings put on hold by Third Circuit

    Daigle trial proceedings put on hold by Third Circuit

    Monday, April 23 2018 7:59 PM EDT2018-04-23 23:59:15 GMT
    Kevin Daigle (Source: Calcasieu Correctional Center)Kevin Daigle (Source: Calcasieu Correctional Center)

    Jury selection for the trial of Kevin Daigle is to begin April 30 in Benton, in Bossier Parish.  Yet one week before, there are seven new defense motions to be heard in State District Court.   Daigle is accused of first degree murder of State Trooper Steven Vincent in 2015 and the state is seeking the death penalty, if Daigle is convicted.  The defense is seeking a fourth postponement of the trial due to a pending oral argument before the Louisiana Supreme Co...

    More >>

    Jury selection for the trial of Kevin Daigle is to begin April 30 in Benton, in Bossier Parish.  Yet one week before, there are seven new defense motions to be heard in State District Court.   Daigle is accused of first degree murder of State Trooper Steven Vincent in 2015 and the state is seeking the death penalty, if Daigle is convicted.  The defense is seeking a fourth postponement of the trial due to a pending oral argument before the Louisiana Supreme Co...

    More >>
Powered by Frankly