The National Weather Service as of early Saturday morning has increased its snowfall accumulation forecast to be up to a foot, issuing a winter storm warning and advising the public of heavy rains and blustery winds.
A mix of rain and snow is expected to develop in the morning, and by late afternoon, the precipitation will change over to all snow, the weather service said.
Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton tweeted that he expects to declare a snow emergency Friday, Gov. Dannel Malloy issued a press release warning residents to be prepared for possible snow outages while Connecticut Light & Power is saying that they are putting crews on call ahead of the .
The signs are all there for a major snowstorm similar to the likes of what we experienced earlier this year.
However, while the National Weather Service is calling for snow, and the exact amount of accumulation is still slightly in doubt. That means no one knows for sure exactly how much snow our area will get. What's your prediction?
Editor's note: This article has been updated to reflect changing weather reports.