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Woodbury and Middlebury Snow Storm Central

The latest information on how the snow storm, dubbed Hercules by the National Weather Service, is impacting schools, roads and businesses.

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School Closings:

Both Region 14 and Region 15 have canceled school for Friday, January 3rd.

Updates as of 3:45 p.m Thursday:


Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has ordered the partial opening of the State Emergency Operations Center.

Gov. Malloy also began dismissing State employees on a staggered release between 3 p.m and 3:30 p.m, "in order to better manage the evening commute given the inclement conditions."

Students in Regions 14 and 15 were released on early dismissal today, and the storm is expected to ramp up Thursday night into Friday, followed by arctic temperatures.

Check back here for updates on cancellations, outages, and road conditions, and feel free to let us know what's happening in your neighborhood in the comments.

You can also post your pictures of the storm in Woodbury's Photo Gallery or Middlebury's Photo Gallery.


Check the Forecast and view the Winter Storm Warning here.



Governor Malloy Asks Residents to Stay Off Roads

On his web site Wednesday night, Governor Dannel P. Malloy urged Connecticut residents to "take it slow and avoid travel during the height of the storm Thursday night."

"I urge anyone in need of shelter to call 2-1-1 and encourage local communities to consider opening warming centers or other facilities to help people in need," the Governor said.

Safety:
Here's a great Winter Storm Safety Checklist from the American Red Cross

Sign up for Text Updates from CL&P: Click here for information about emergency preparedness, as well as an easy way to sign up for text updates during a storm.

TOWN OF MIDDLEBURY INFORMATION

Parks and Recreation

-All Middlebury Parks and Recreation activities for Thursday night have been canceled.

Important Numbers:

Middlebury Police (non-emergency):
(203) 577-4028

Middlebury Volunteer Fire Department (non-emergency):

(203) 577-4036

Power outages: To report a power outage to CL&P call 1-800-286-2000. Click here to report outage online. Click here to view CL&P outage map.

Charter: Please call 1-888-GET-CHARTER (1-888-438-2427) with any service related questions. Or go to Charter Storm Center site for outage updates. 

How to Contact Middlebury Public Works

To report snowy/slippery conditions, residents can call the Middlebury Public Works Department at (203) 577-4170.

If there is a winter storm emergency and no crews have been dispatched, call the Middlebury Police Department at (203) 577-4028.


TOWN OF WOODBURY INFORMATION


Parks and Recreation

-All Woodbury Parks and Recreation activities for Thursday night have been canceled.

Important Numbers:

Woodbury Police Department (non-emergency): (203) 263-3400

Woodbury Volunteer Fire Department (non-emergency): (203)263-3100

Power outages: To report a power outage to CL&P call 1-800-286-2000. Click here to report outage online. Click here to view CL&P outage map.

Charter: Please call 1-888-GET-CHARTER (1-888-438-2427) with any service related questions. Or go to Charter Storm Center site for outage updates. 

How to Contact Woodbury Public Works

To report snowy/slippery conditions, residents can call the Woodbury Public Works Department at (203) 263-3633.

If there is a winter storm emergency and no crews have been dispatched, call the Woodbury Police Department at (203) 263-3400.

Driving and Other Information:

-Did You Know? There's a new law that requires Connecticut residents to clean the snow off their vehicles, or face a fine.

-Here are a few tips for driving on icy roads, if you absolutely have to. 

-Homeowners, here's how to prevent and fix a burst pipe.

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