Mayor Martin Declares Snow Emergency Due to Snow Storm
Stamford Mayor David Martin has declared a snow emergency, effective Midnight tonight because of the snowstorm expected to impact Stamford. The Snow Emergency will require the removal of all vehicles on designated snow emergency streets by midnight tonight. City parking garages will be open free of charge until at Tuesday at 8:00 a.m.
Mar 3, 2019 - 9:24:25 PM

Norwalk Mayor Rilling declares snow emergency in the city
As the new snowstorm was moving into our area, Norwalk Mayor Harry W. Rilling declared a snow emergency city wide that began at 8:30 p.m. on Sunday. More
Mar 3, 2019 - 9:16:23 PM

Gov. Lamont orders partial activation of the state’s Emergency Operations Center beginning at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday
Governor Ned Lamont today announced that he will partially activate the state’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) beginning at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 19, 2019 to monitor storm conditions across the state. Forecasts are showing a range of accumulating snow, sleet, and freezing rain.
Jan 19, 2019 - 10:01:46 AM

Gov. Lamont urges residents to take caution as winter storm approaches
Governor Ned Lamont is urging Connecticut residents to be prepared as the first significant winter storm of the season is forecast to impact the state Saturday night through Sunday. In addition, he announced that he plans to activate the state’s Severe Cold Weather Protocol beginning at noon on Sunday, January 20, and lasting through noon on Wednesday, January 23, as bitter cold temperatures are anticipated to spread throughout the state just as the storm begins to move out.
Jan 19, 2019 - 9:58:19 AM

Eversource: Company is Ready for the First Snowstorm of the Year
With a powerful storm making its way across the country that is expected to bring snow, ice, sleet and freezing rain to Connecticut this weekend followed by frigid temperatures, Eversource is ready to address any storm-related power outages or damage to the electric system. The energy company has line workers, tree crews and support staff ready to respond and is encouraging customers to also prepare for the possibility of outages.
Jan 18, 2019 - 11:28:52 PM

Wolf Pack Road Game Postponed
The Hartford Wolf Pack’s game vs. the Providence Bruins that had been scheduled for this Sunday, January 20 at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center Providence has been postponed.
Jan 18, 2019 - 11:07:43 PM

AVANGRID: UI, SCG and CNG Preparing for Winter Storm
United Illuminating (UI), Southern Connecticut Gas (SCG) and Connecticut Natural Gas (CNG), subsidiaries of AVANGRID, Inc. (NYSE: AGR), are monitoring forecasts and making preparations as the region braces for a winter storm followed by bitterly cold temperatures.
Jan 18, 2019 - 10:41:54 PM

Bridgeport mayor Mayor Ganim Declares Snow Emergency for City of Bridgeport Beginning at 7:00 A.M. January 19, 2019
In anticipation of the pending snowfall due to impact Bridgeport, Mayor Joe Ganim is declaring a snow emergency for the city to take effect at 7:00 a.m., January 19, 2019. During the snow emergency, residents must move their cars off posted snow emergency streets. January 19 is an ODD number day; therefore, residents should park on the side of the street with addresses that are ODD numbers. Snow emergency streets are marked with white signs with red lettering. More
Jan 18, 2019 - 10:31:33 PM

Sunday's Sound Tiger game postponed
The Bridgeport Sound Tigers announced today that Sunday’s 3 p.m. matchup against the Hershey Bears has been re-scheduled for Monday, Jan. 21 at 1 p.m. at Webster Bank Arena. This change is due to expected inclement weather in Connecticut and Pennsylvania. More
Jan 18, 2019 - 10:27:41 PM

American Red Cross Opens Shelters, Responds After Significant Storm Damage
The American Red Cross has opened two shelters due to wide-spread power outages and damage caused by yesterday’s severe weather. The shelters are currently open and available to individuals and families who need assistance. These shelters are operated in coordination with the Towns of Southbury and Brookfield. The Red Cross is working closely with emergency management and government officials in the impacted areas.
May 16, 2018 - 5:31:02 PM

Eversource Restoring Power for Customers after Tuesday’s Destructive Storm
Facing difficult conditions, Eversource tree and line crews are working non-stop to repair the extensive damage caused by straight-line winds, lightning and hail that ripped through Connecticut Tuesday afternoon. Power restoration efforts are being impeded due to challenging travel conditions caused by hundreds of fallen trees blocking roads. Working alongside Eversource lineworkers from Massachusetts and New Hampshire, crews have restored power to more than 71,000 customers since the storm hit. The company is advising customers in the hardest hit areas near Danbury and Newtown that they may be without power for multiple days. Town-by-town restoration estimates are now available at
May 16, 2018 - 5:26:38 PM

Statewide travel ban to be lifted at 5 p.m. today
Governor Dannel P. Malloy announced this afternoon that the travel ban on state roads that went into effect early this morning will be lifted effective at 5:00 p.m. today, but he is still urging motorists to stay off the roads if possible this evening as conditions remain treacherous.
Mar 14, 2017 - 3:12:16 PM

Reviczky advises producers, residents to prepare for extreme winter weather
Department of Agriculture Commissioner Steven K. Reviczky is advising producers and residents to take steps to protect livestock, pets and property during the expected upcoming periods of heavy snow.
Mar 13, 2017 - 5:12:57 PM

Malloy signs preparedness emergency ahead of winter storm, activates statewide travel ban beginning at 5 a.m. Tuesday
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that he has signed an order proclaiming a civil preparedness emergency in the State of Connecticut ahead of the major winter storm that is expected to impact the state on Tuesday, March 14, 2017. With dangerous weather conditions anticipated that will last throughout the day, the Governor has also signed an order activating a statewide travel ban that will begin at 5:00 a.m. on Tuesday and remain in effect until further notice.
Mar 13, 2017 - 5:10:13 PM

Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital & Norwalk Hospital announces storm related closings
The National Winter Service is forecasting a winter storm which is expected to produce significant impacts to the region early Tuesday morning, March 14 into Wednesday morning, March 15. More
Mar 13, 2017 - 5:07:10 PM

Stamford Mayor Martin Declares Snow Emergency in Advance of Impending Blizzard
Stamford Mayor David Martin has declared a Snow Emergency, effective 8:00 p.m. today, in anticipation of the impending snowstorm. The Snow Emergency will require the removal of all vehicles on designated snow emergency streets. Alternate side of the street parking rules will also be in effect. City parking garages will be available free of charge after 5:00 p.m. today through the duration of the storm.
Mar 13, 2017 - 4:13:53 PM

DMV Cancels Road and Knowledge Tests Due to Expected Snow Storm Conditions
The Department of Motor Vehicles has canceled all road skills tests through Wednesday at noon when DMV plans to resume testing. In addition, knowledge tests are also canceled for only tomorrow, Tuesday, March 14. The cancelations are due to expected storm conditions.
Mar 13, 2017 - 4:10:43 PM

With Major Winter Storm Forecast for Tomorrow, DPH Warns of Dangers of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
With growing confidence that Connecticut will be impacted by a major winter storm on Tuesday, the Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) warns residents of the dangers of carbon monoxide (CO) and urges them to take steps to prevent deadly CO poisoning. In anticipation of power outages, DPH is very concerned about improper use of portable generators and other sources of heat, which could lead to CO poisoning. When power goes out many people run portable generators inside or close to the home, or use charcoal grills inside the home. Generators should be placed at least 20 feet from the house and never inside the house, on a porch, basement, garage or shed. Charcoal grills should never be used indoors.
Mar 13, 2017 - 4:06:40 PM

Norwalk reminds residents to prepare as strong Nor'easter moves toward the area
A dangerous winter storm will impact our area Tuesday with blizzard warnings, potential power outages and minor to moderate coastal flooding expected.
Mar 13, 2017 - 3:55:32 PM

City of Stamford Announces Warming Centers Open
Colder than normal temperatures and wind chills are projected for Connecticut through Saturday night and Governor Dannel P. Malloy has activated the State’s Severe Cold Weather Protocol in anticipation of temperatures in the teens and single digits.
Dec 14, 2016 - 9:28:51 PM

Malloy to partially activate state Emergency Operations Center at midnight
Governor Dannel P. Malloy will partially activate the state’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) at midnight tonight to monitor storm conditions across the state and prepare for winter weather that could potentially impact travel Friday morning.
Feb 4, 2016 - 9:57:57 PM

Malloy updates on snow conditions
Governor Dannel P. Malloy this afternoon released the following statement regarding snow conditions in the state: "We are closely monitoring storm conditions, which vary greatly from area to area. Right now, southwestern Connecticut and towns along the shoreline are seeing the most accumliation, with travel along the I-95 corridor and the Merritt experiencing low visibility. I am encouraging those in the southern part of our state to remain off the roads if possible."
Jan 23, 2016 - 5:55:06 PM

Metro North to start shutting down service Saturday as blizzard continues
As the blizzard continues its march over our area, Metro North announced that it will suspend service systemwide Saturday afternoon. More
Jan 23, 2016 - 3:07:04 PM

UPDATE: NOW POSTPONED Hockey game in Bridgeport
The Bridgeport Sound Tigers announced that today’s game against the Hartford Wolf Pack has been postponed due to inclement weather. The team will play the contest at a later date.
Jan 23, 2016 - 1:02:35 PM

Mayor Ganim Declares Snow Emergency Beginning 10:00 A.M. Saturday
In anticipation of the pending winter storm due to impact Bridgeport beginning early tomorrow morning, Mayor Joe Ganim today declaring a snow emergency for the city to take effect at 10:00 a.m. tomorrow, Saturday January 23, 2016. During the snow emergency, residents must move their cars off posted snow emergency streets. Alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect as of midnight tonight for all other streets throughout the city in order to allow snow plow drivers’ clear passage. Since the emergency is being declared as of tomorrow morning, tomorrow will be odd side of the street parking. Sunday January 24th will be even side parking day and alternate side parking will be in effect until further notice. Snow emergency streets are marked with white signs with red lettering. A list of snow streets can be found on the City’s website by clicking here or the full link:
Jan 22, 2016 - 9:54:20 PM

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