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After Nor'easter, More Rain, Sleet In The Forecast In Greenwich

A heavy, wet combination of snow, rain and sleet fell across northern Fairfield County overnight.
A heavy, wet combination of snow, rain and sleet fell across northern Fairfield County overnight. Photo Credit: Karen Tensa

FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — Following a nor'easter that whipped Fairfield County with a wintry mix, high winds and heavy rains, making a mess of roads and closing schools, more rain and sleet is in the forecast Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service.

Inland, the chance of rain is 80 percent, with a high of 38 degrees, but the windchill making feel between 25 and 30.

Tuesday night, rain is likely, possibly mixing with sleet after 9 p.m., then gradually ending. Cloudy skies will give way to a partly cloudy night, with a low of around 31.

Along the coast , expect rain, with winds of 15-17 mph, gusts of up to 29 mph and a high of 39 degrees. New rainfall could total a quarter of an inch. Tuesday night, rain is likely, possibly mixing with sleet after 1 a.m., then gradually ending, according to the National Weather Service.

On Monday, these rainfall amounts were recorded:

  • Bridgeport Airport, 0.92 inches of rain,
  • Danbury Airport, 0.86 inches
  • Monroe, 1.20 inches
  • Shelton, 1.13 inches
  • Newtown, 1.12 inches
  • Ridgefield, 1.12 inches
  • Newtown, 1.10 inches
  • Stamford, 1.09 inches
  • Stratford, 1.08 inches
  • Brookfield, 1.08 inches
  • Darien, 1.05 inches
  • New Canaan, 1.01 inches
  • Bethel, 1.00 inch
  • Stratford, 1.00 inch
  • Bethel, 1.00 inch

In Bethel, 1.5 inches of snow fell, with a trace of freezing rain in Sandy Hook. Wind gusts ranged from 40 mph at Bridgeport Airport to 51 mph in Stamford.

The weather should be sunny again on Wednesday, with highs in the mid-40s.

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