Governor Malloy has ordered all Connecticut roads closed until further notice. Only Emergency vehicles are permitted.
The Boston Bruins have pushed back the start of Saturday’s game against the Tampa Bay Lightning by six hours because of the blizzard hitting the Northeast.
Snow began falling across the Northeast on Friday, ushering in what was predicted to be a huge, possibly historic blizzard and sending residents scurrying to stock up on food and gas up their cars. The storm could dump 1 to 3 feet of snow from New York City to Boston and beyond.
The Governor’s Office says Governor Malloy will declare a state of emergency in preparation for the coming blizzard, and may close limited access highways as early as noon.
A storm poised to dump up to 3 feet of snow from New York City to Boston and beyond beginning Friday could be one for the record books, forecasters warned, as residents scurried to stock up on food and water and road crews readied salt and sand.
Some Connecticut stations already have run out of gas during the rush to prepare for the approaching blizzard.
People in the Northeast stocked up on food and supplies and road crews readied salt and sand Thursday as the region braced for a major winter storm that could bring up to 2 feet of snow to places that haven’t seen significant accumulations in more than a year.