After that saw temperatures throughout town well into the 50s, Mother Nature took a 180-degree turn and surprised us all with some 3 inches of snow that fell overnight and in the early morning hours.
Although neighboring school districts like Branford closed due to the unexpected snowfall, East Haven Public Schools were already closed due to this week's scheduled winter break. Looks like East Haven students — who have yet to have a snow day this year — have lucked out again!
The National Weather Service's winter weather advisory will remain in effect until 10 a.m. this morning. By then, temperatures are expected to be in the mid- to high-30s, and any precipitation will then change over to rain.
Windy Weather on Its Way
However, the exreme weather is expected to continue as we move into the weekend, with a wind advisory going into effect tonight at 10 p.m. and running through to 6 p.m. tomorrow night.
The National Weather Service eports that "strong windy gusts" upwards of 50 miles per hour or more will blow throughout the day.
This will make driving difficult at times, particularly for high-profile vehicles, the meteorologists reported.
They added that the potential for "branches and possibly small trees to be brought down."
Tomorrow, however, will be a warmer day, with a high of about 48 degrees in East Haven.