Police: Stay off roads
12:31 a.m. - With anywhere between 12 to 18 inches expected to be dumped on Trumbull Saturday into early Sunday morning, the Trumbull Police Department is advising motorists to stay off snow-covered and slippery roads in town.
"Currently several inches cover the roads throughout Trumbull," said Deputy Chief Roland Kirby earlier Saturday. "DPW along with state highway are actively clearing roads."
There have been no major accidents or power outages so far, he added.
In order to prevent any safety issues, police are asking drivers to use caution when driving and monitor the news for storm updates.
A parking ban remains in effect through noon Sunday, Jan. 24. Police did not say if the ban would be extended.
The National Weather Service is predicting 6 to 10 inches of snow to fall during the day and 1 to 3 more inches Saturday night. Snow is predicted to stop around midnight Sunday morning.
Winds are expected to be as high as 36 mph during the day and as high as 33 mph tonight, the weather service reported.
There's no significant ice accumulation expected over the next 72 hours. Total snow accumulation expected: 8 to 12 inches.
A majority of businesses are closed in town, as well as other buildings such as the library and all nine public schools.