Trumbull snow forecast: Storm to hit Saturday afternoon into Sunday morning
The National Weather Service has posted a winter storm watch for Trumbull between 6 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 23 and 1 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 24.
While there's a small, 30% chance of snow predicted after 3 a.m., the forecast said it will be most cloudy with a low of 19 degrees and a wind chill between 10 and 15 heading into Saturday morning.
According to the National Weather Service, snow will begin falling after 9 a.m. Saturday.
"The snow could be heavy at times," the report said. "High near 29. Wind chill values between 10 and 15. Blustery, with a northeast wind 13 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible."
A majority of the snow is predicted to fall before 4 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 24, the report said.
The accumulation will range from 2 to 6 inches with a low temperature of 21 degrees.
"Wind chill values between 10 and 15," the report said. "North wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%."
There is a chance of snow before 7 a.m. Sunday; however, temperatures are supposed to reach a high of 34 degress. The chance of precipitation before 7 a.m. is 30%.
The weather service said in its Trumbull snow forecast that it'll be mostly clear Sunday night and mostly sunny Monday.
For Trumbull residents with loved ones living or working along the Atlantic coastline this weekend, the the National Weather Service has issued this warning on its website:
"A potentially crippling winter storm is anticipated for portions of the mid-Atlantic Friday into early Saturday. Snowfall may approach two feet for some locations, including the Baltimore and Washington, DC, metro areas. Farther north, there is uncertainty in snowfall for the New York City-to-Boston corridor."
Farther south, there is predicted significant icing in portions of Kentucky and North Carolina.