Travel Alert: Litchfield County Roads Covered in Heavy, Wet Snow
Winter Storm Aspen wreaked havoc in Litchfield County, leading to multiple accidents and cars sliding off roads, per Connecticut State Police.
Good morning snow lovers! My unofficial snow total at 530 a.m.
here in Norfolk Center is just about 1 foot of snow. Local and state crews are out plowing and no emergency calls in Norfolk overnight. @RussellRuss7 will have the official snow total later today. @NWSAlbany pic.twitter.com/OAJI4sj8z2
— Jon Barbagallo, Norfolk PIO (@NorfolkPIO1) January 7, 2024
Hazardous Road Conditions Prompt Safety Alerts
Heavy, sticky snow caused by the storm made roads dangerous, especially around Torrington. The government in Northern Canaan strongly advised its citizens not to travel on Sunday.
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Cleanup Efforts and Local Impact
Snowplows were working hard to clear Route 8, while Norfolk’s public relations officer, Jon Barbagallo, reported about a foot of snow in Norfolk Center.
The Winter Storm Aspen marked the county’s first big snowfall of the season, causing interruptions and stressing the importance of driving safely.
Winter Storm Aspen produced havoc on the roads in Litchfield County, necessitating safety warnings and cleanup efforts as the region dealt with the season’s first major snowstorm.