Home » Local News » Currently Reading:

Gov Malloy – travel ban remains in effect

February 9, 2013 Local News No Comments
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, in a press conference held at 11 a.m. today (Feb. 9) advised residents that a travel ban remains in effect today, until further notice, so that roads can be cleared for emergency vehicles.

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, in a press conference held at 11 a.m. today (Feb. 9) advised residents that a travel ban remains in effect today, until further notice, so that roads can be cleared for emergency vehicles.

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, in a press conference held at 11 a.m. today (Feb. 9) advised residents that a travel ban remains in effect today, until further notice, so that roads can be cleared for emergency vehicles.

Many roads in the state are impassable because of stalled cars and/or record-breaking accumulations of snow.

Gov. Malloy also warned that clearing roads is likely to “go on for a number of days.”

He also warned residents about the dangers of carbon-monoxide poisoning since snowfall and snow drifts can block ventilation.

Meanwhile, weather forecasters say the blizzard warning has been lifted in the following counties: Middlesex, New London and New Haven.

However, light snow continues to fall and chilly temperatures are still a concern. The wind-chill factor means the temperatures are effectively in the single-digits to the 20s. The wind-chill temperature in Storrs-Mansfield, for example, was 6 degrees as of 11 a.m.

Forecasters say the snowfall is still moving through Connecticut from the north and heading East.

The forecast for Sunday is much warmer, up to 32 degrees, with plenty of sunshine… enjoy the break, because a mix of sleet and rain is predicted for Monday – possibly leading schools to remain closed or delay opening.

Posted February 9, 2013 – 11:45 a.m.

Have a news item, event or Letter to the Editor you’d like posted on this news site? Simply send your information to editor@htnp.com and include your town in the subject line of your email. Please also include a phone number where you can be reached if there are questions. For daily updates on local and Connecticut news, “like” us on Facebook at HTNP News. https://www.facebook.com/HTNPnews and find us on our NEW  Twitter page at HTNP News (@HTNPNews )

Comment on this Article:

Hometown History

Sponsors

Business

State Unemployment-July 2014

labor

The New England Information Office of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) has released New England and state unemployment numbers for July 2014.  These data are supplied by the …

Higher Grounds offers music, arts, culture, and farm-fresh eats

highergrounds

By Lauren Quirici Kim Page, 48, is in her 4th successful year of business with what she refers to as her “coffee shop gallery” called Higher Grounds in East Hampton.  …

Village boutique switches to second-hand style

Sweet_Repeats

By Lauren Quirici Step through the door of Sweet Repeats, a clothing consignment shop in East Hampton’s Village Center, and you will find colorful racks filled with dresses and blouses, …

Sponsors Directory

Weather