Hartford, Tolland, and Windham counties were just recently included in a "Winter Weather Advisory" as a cold front is expected to arrive Sunday night into Monday.
Combine the ice accumulations with gusty northeast winds to 60 km/h and we may see widespread power outages due to fallen tree limbs and power lines, the federal agency is warning.
Heavy rain could start falling Saturday and continue through Monday, prompting a flood watch for Tug Hill, where remaining snow will add to the runoff problems.
Freezing rain may become mixed with or turn over to ice pellets before potentially tapering off to patchy freezing drizzle for a few hours Saturday night. "Travel will be hard".More news: Bitcoins Worth Rs19 Crore Stolen From Indian Cryptocurrency Exchange CoinSecure
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The advisory is also in effect for Tompkins, Madison, Chenango, and Onondaga counties.
Residents of eastern Iowa and southwest Wisconsin can expect freezing rain, sleet and snow tonight and Sunday, according to the National Weather Service.
"Northeasterly winds will result in significant wave action, which may result in lakeshore flooding and erosion along the southwestern shores of Lake Ontario", the weather service said.