Friday, March 01, 2024


Winter Weather Advisory Extended

The National Weather Service in Upton, N.Y. has extended the winter weather advisory for Westport and area until 5 a.m. Friday.

Patchy freezing drizzle or drizzle early this evening will give way to a snow and sleet mix around mid-evening, then change to all snow around midnight, the advisory said.

The snow will taper off prior to sunrise Friday morning.

Expect an additional 1 to 2 inches of snow tonight for an event total of 2 to 5 inches across the New York City metropolitan area, including coastal Connecticut, the advisory said.

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A Westport traffic agent checks the wheel of a car after its driver lost control of the Jeep Cherokee while traveling north on Prospect Road, careening off a stone wall on the opposite side of the street, and coming to a rest facing the opposite direction. The driver reported no injury and was able to drive the vehicle from the scene. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Dave Matlow for