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State Braces For 1 To 2 Feet Of Snow, Blizzard Conditions

State Braces For 1 To 2 Feet Of Snow, Blizzard Conditions

A late-season nor'easter poised to leave 1 to 2 feet of snow in its wake Tuesday threatens to block roads, blow down trees and wires and flood the coast.

But parking bans, school and workplace closures and a travel ban on state roads should keep most people out of the storm, which will reach peak blizzard conditions soon after sunrise and then continue into evening. At points, winds will be gusting to 50 mph and snow will fall at a rate of 3 to 4 inches an hour, for a likely accumulation of 2 feet in western portions of the state and a foot and a half in central and eastern Connecticut, according to the National Weather Service.

Higher elevations could see up to 30 inches, the...

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