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Winter weather returns tonight

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HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) -

We had a quick glimpse at wintry weather on Monday, but it won't be long before it returns.

Snowfall totals yesterday ranged from a coating to as much as 2 inches in towns like Roxbury.

Chief Meteorologist Bruce DePrest said the sky overnight will vary from partly cloudy to clear, with temperatures in the 20s and lower 30s.

There could be black ice where surfaces are wet.

Today will be an overall nice day, with morning sunshine.

Clouds will move in during the afternoon, and it will turn seasonably chilly, with temperatures only in the low and middle 40s.

“A storm will move off the Mid-Atlantic Coast,” DePrest said. “The heaviest precipitation will stay to the south of New England, but we will get some nuisance snow, sleet and rain.”

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DePrest said the wintry mix could start moving into the state before midnight, and it will become steadier during the pre-dawn hours.

Temperatures are expected to be only between 30 and 35 degrees.

“This will not be a big storm by any means, but the timing is not good for the morning commute,” DePrest said.

The wintry precipitation will taper off and become spotty after the morning commute.

“Snowfall totals will range from nothing to an inch or two in the hills of northern Connecticut,” DePrest said.

Dry weather takes over for the rest of the day and there may even be a little sunshine.

Temperatures will be in the low and middle 40s.

There could be a rain or wet snow shower on Thursday, especially during the afternoon.

Colder weather is on tap for the end of the week, with temperatures only in the 20s by Friday morning.

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