Shelton Police say a man plowing out his own driveway in Shelton died early this morning.
The governor has ordered a travel ban, closing roads in Connecticut starting at 4 pm.
Officials at Connecticut’s Bradley International Airport say most afternoon flights have been cancelled because of the major winter storm hitting the region.
The Red Cross has issued advice on how to prepare for the coming winter storm.
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.
A midwinter storm headed to the Northeast on Friday could drop more than a foot of snow.
More than 200 school closings were called in to the WTIC Storm Center as the timing of the January snowstorm made for a difficult morning commujte.
A nor’easter is bringing Connecticut its first snowfall of the season along with strong gusty winds only days after Superstorm Sandy knocked out power to hundreds of thousands.
Connecticut State Police say motorists were involved in nearly 150 accidents due to early morning rain and snow.
Metro-North and Connecticut transportation officials plan to cut rail service if extreme winter weather requires measures to protect rail cars.