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Rain, snow will move across the state overnight

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A storm moving off the mid-Atlantic coast is bringing some snow, sleet and rain overnight.

While the heaviest precipitation will stay to the south of New England, it will clip the state starting Tuesday night.

"The wintry mix will overspread Connecticut this evening, between 7 p.m. and 11 p.m., and it will continue overnight," said Chief Meteorologist Bruce DePrest.

Snow started falling in the western part of the state at around 8 p.m. on Tuesday, while rain was falling in the middle and eastern parts of the state. That is expected to change.

Precipitation will grow steadier during the pre-dawn hours.

Track the storm with the Early Warning Pinpoint Doppler, here.

While the storm won't be a big one, the timing isn't great for the Wednesday morning commute.

Scot Haney and Nicole Nalepa will be going on air at 4 a.m. to keep you updated during the commute.

DePrest said temperatures will bottom out between 30 and 37 degrees.

"Some roads over interior portions of the state will become slick and snow covered and this is especially true for the higher elevations," DePrest said.

He added that snowfall accumulations will range from a coating on grassy surfaces to an inch or two in the hills.

DePrest said there could be areas of fog during the morning commute on Wednesday as well.

The weather will turn dry during the afternoon hours on Wednesday, and there may even be a break of sun.

Temperatures will rise into the 40s, and any snow that does accumulate will likely melt.

Thursday is expected to bring some more wintry weather, but during the afternoon hours.

DePrest said there could be a rain or wet snow shower, and temperatures will drop into the 30s on Thursday evening.

Friday turns quite cold, and DePrest said it will feel more like January than December.

"Temperatures will be in the 20s to near 30 degrees Friday morning and afternoon highs will only be in the middle to perhaps upper 30s," DePrest said.

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