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Poll: Did The Snow Day Stall Plans In Stamford?

The snow is falling in large, heavy flakes all around Fairfield County.
The snow is falling in large, heavy flakes all around Fairfield County. Photo Credit: Alissa Smith, Eric Gendron

FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. - With the snow falling horizontally and schools closed across Fairfield County, finding ways to keep busy can be difficult.

The National Weather Service reported that the snow is falling at a rate of 1 to 2 inches an hour, with temperatures dipping below and just above freezing throughout the day.

The storm is expected to continue until midnight Thursday in Fairfield County, with periods of sleet and freezing rain during the afternoon. A total of 10 to 14 inches of snow could pile up by the end of the storm.