Snow coats Torrington roads in minutes - WFSB 3 Connecticut

Snow coats Torrington roads in minutes

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TORRINGTON, CT (WFSB) -

It only took minutes for snow to coat the roads in Torrington Monday morning.

Snow continued to fall in the area around 11:30 a.m. and had been since about 4 a.m.

It led to some tough driving conditions in the area and a 2 hour delay for Torrington schools.

"I was actually really happy, but then I looked outside, saw the snow and I don't like the snow," said Catrina Maldon, a Torrington High School student.

As students stayed in, school bus drivers started up their engines around 7:30 a.m. over at the bus yard on Technology Park Drive.

"I just want the snow to be gone," Maldon said.

Drivers said it was a tough morning on the roads around the city. The pavement was a slushy mess, which slowed the commute.

"I'm watching, you know, watching the other people," said Michael Vetter of Torrington. "That's who you gotta watch for too, making sure they're coming down the hill, be safe."

People told Eyewitness News that they realized they had a light winter. They want Mother Nature to move on, however.

"[It's] New England," said Bill Clark of Torrington. "It's like we had such a nice winter then it had to be something."

City officials advised anyone journeying out later in the day to be mindful of the conditions.

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