The scene in Southbury on Wednesday afternoon (Beth)
HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) -
Winter Storm Elsa dropped the heaviest snow across the state on Wednesday night, causing dangerous conditions on CT roads.
A winter storm warning is in effect for most of Connecticut through Thursday morning. A winter weather advisory is in effect for southern portions of Middlesex and New London counties.
Channel 3's meteorologists called for 12 to 18 inches of snow in the western hills, 8 to 12 inches near the Interstate-84 corridor, 5 to 8 inches in northern New London County and 2 to 5 inches in extreme southeastern Connecticut.
As of Wednesday night, DePrest said 7" was reported in West Hartford, 13" in Bristol and 19.6" in Newtown, 3" in New London, and 24" was reported in New Fairfield.
The height of the storm was from about 6 p.m. until about 10 p.m. The snow will wind down overnight, and be done by morning.
During the height of the storm, snowfall rates of 1 to 2" per hour was falling.