Light snow still makes for slick roads in parts of Greater New Haven

A light dusting of snow falling Wednesday morning is causing slick road conditions in some parts of the Greater New Haven area.

According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, a winter weather advisory will remain in effect until 1 p.m. in the northern New Haven County. Additional snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches, with localized amounts up to 6 inches, are expected.

NOAA states drivers should plan on slippery road conditions and be prepared for reduced visibilities at times.

As of 9:30 a.m., the Department of Transportation not reporting any significant accidents on major roads in the area except for a tractor trailer accident with a fuel spill on Interstate 691 eastbound in Meriden between exits 4 and 5. The right lane is closed, and drivers may experience delays.

Several Shoreline East trains have been canceled due to the weather, with some commuters being replaced by buses, according to ShoreLineEast Alerts on Twitter.

WTNH reports Ansonia, Cheshire, Derby, Hamden, North Haven, Seymour, Shelton, Wallingford and Woodbridge public schools are closed along with Orange Elementary School.

The CT Post reports parking bans are enacted in Hamden, North Haven, Wallingford and Milford.

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