FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. – Fairfield County residents returning to work Tuesday after Monday’s observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day should get ready for some snow.
Snow should begin falling after noontime Tuesday in Fairfield County, with accumulations of 1 to 3 inches possible by early evening, according to the National Weather Service. Snow is expected to continue through midnight with another 1 to 3 inches of accumulation possible.
Areas south and east of New York City could receive as much as 6 to 10 inches of accumulation, especially on eastern Long Island.
Also, get ready for a return to frigid temperatures.
An arctic air mass will settle in the region, resulting in a high temperature of only 20 to 22 degrees on Tuesday and 18 to 20 degrees on Wednesday, with overnight lows in the single digits. Wednesday is expected to be mostly sunny.