Dozens of schools have delays as brutal cold feels like below zero – NBC Connecticut


Dozens of schools have delayed the start time on Tuesday due to cold temperatures with wind chill factors appearing below zero.

The temperatures felt will be between 0 and minus 20.

The high temperatures will only vary from around 7 degrees in the hills to 13 in Hartford and 17 in New Haven, but the breeze will make it feel much colder.

Parts of the state received snow showers Tuesday morning.

You can get more details on the forecast here.

DELAYED SCHOOL

Dozens of school districts have decided to open late this morning due to the expected dangerous wind chills.

Check out the full list of delays and closures here.

Dozens of schools have a delayed start due to cold temperatures on Tuesday with wind chill factors appearing below zero.

CT PROTOCOL IN SEVERE WEATHER

Governor Ned Lamont is ordering the state’s severe cold weather protocol to be activated for the first time this winter.

It started at noon Monday and will be in effect until noon Wednesday.

During this time, a system is in place for state agencies and municipalities to coordinate with United Way 211 and Connecticut shelters so that anyone in need can receive outside shelter, including transportation. towards the shelters.

Anyone in need is urged to call 211 for assistance in finding services.

The governor’s office said security measures have been adopted at shelters and warming centers across the state to meet the needs of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

OPEN HEATING CENTERS

Some towns and villages are opening warming centers to ensure the safety of people.

See the list here.

COVID-19 TEST SITES CLOSED

Several COVID-19 test sites said they would be closed today due to freezing cold. For a list of test locations, click here.

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