Snow causes delays and school closings

Published on Wednesday, 11 December 2019 10:53
Written by Charles Paullin


NEW BRITAIN – A few inches of the white stuff hit the central Connecticut area in a snow fall from Tuesday night into Wednesday morning.

According to the National Weather Service, as of 8:50 a.m. Wednesday morning, Burlington received the most amount of snow in Hartford County at 4 inches over the course of the eight-hour storm. West Hartford received 3.2 inches.

Bristol police reported four car accidents during the snowfall, including one involving a tractor trailer that was struck on Route 69. No injuries were reported, but the collision caused a minor diesel spill.

The road was closed temporarily but has since reopened. 

New Britain, Plymouth, Berlin, Newington, Plainville and Southington police had no major incidents to report that happened as a result of the storm Wednesday around 10 a.m.

New Britain and Southington schools are canceled for Wednesday. Bristol, Plymouth, Berlin, Newington and Plainville schools are operating on a 2-hour delay.

Temperatures are expected to reach a high of 36 degrees Wednesday, according to WFSB.

Justin Muszynski contributed to this story.

Charles Paullin can be reached at 860-801-5074 or

Posted in The Bristol Press, Bristol, Plainville, Plymouth, Southington Herald on Wednesday, 11 December 2019 10:53. Updated: Wednesday, 11 December 2019 11:19.