Update at 10 a.m.
All Town of East Haven offices will close today at noon.
What could be the most powerful winter storm to hit the region in decades has arrived, as snow has now begun to fall here along the shoreline — and East Haven officials say the town is ready.
There is a blizzard warning in effect for the entire state from Friday morning into early Saturday afternoon. All East Haven Public Schools are closed, and a town-wide parking ban is in effect now until Monday morning.
Winter Storm Nemo is expected to bring with it up to up to a foot or more of snow here in East Haven and wind gusts upwards of 60 miles per hour. The heaviest snows and winds are expected to occur Friday night into early Saturday morning.
East Haven Patch spoke with Mayor Joseph Maturo Jr, and the head of the Department of Public Services Robert Parente, about the town's preparation for the potential historic winter storm this weekend. (see video)