Thursday, 10 p.m. — Trumbull schools will be closed tomorrow, Jan. 3, due to the winter storm. The closing includes pre-school and TLC programs.

All Trumbull Recreation programs are also canceled for Friday.

A heavy snowfall started around 8 p.m. Thursday night and is expected to continue through the night until 10 a.m. Friday, with some more snow possible through 1 p.m.

Thursday morning — Near-blizzard conditions are expected in what could be the worst storm yet this season, lasting from Thursday into Friday, Jan. 2-3, according to a winter storm warning issued New Year’s Day by the National Weather Service.

A winter storm warning remains in effect until 1 p.m. Friday.

Six to 10 inches of snow could fall in the area on the first two days after most school vacations end. Trumbull School Districts have an early dismissal Thursday, Jan. 2. and Trumbull Recreation canceled all afternoon and evening programs.

Hersam Acorn Radio will be providing live coverage of the storm, from area closings, traffic, area road conditions and news from all over southwestern Connecticut (and some northern Westchester County). The first broadcast is scheduled for 4 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 2, followed by early morning coverage of school closings, traffic and more Friday, Jan. 3. You can tune in at TrumbullTimes.com on your computer, smartphone or tablet.

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The worst of the storm, which the weather service said could be “near blizzard conditions,” are forecast for Thursday evening into Friday morning.

Snow and strong winds are expected to start Thursday, according to the weather service. Heavy snow is expected Thursday night, and the low is projected to be 10 degrees. On Friday, snow with widespread blowing is expected before 10 a.m. with some snow fall until 1 p.m. Friday night will be mostly clear with a low of -3 degrees.