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Here's how much snow fell in Connecticut during the first winter storm of the season

Kenny Bachand uses a leaf blower to clear fresh snow from Christmas Trees on display outside at Jillybean’s Farmstand in Farmington, CT on Monday, December 12, 2022. The first snowfall of the season dropped between 2 and 4 inches of snow across the state Sunday night into Monday morning.
Julianne Varacchi
Connecticut Public
Kenny Bachand uses a leaf blower to clear fresh snow from Christmas trees on display outside at Jillybean’s Farmstand in Farmington, Conn., on Monday, Dec. 12, 2022. The first snowfall of the season dropped between 2 and 7 inches of snow across Connecticut Sunday night into Monday morning.

Up to 7 inches of snow fell Sunday evening in parts of Connecticut, the region's first significant snow for the season, and that led to several school delays Monday morning. There were reports of slippery road conditions across parts of the state as well.

In terms of accumulation, Canton appeared to be the winner, recording 7 inches, the National Weather Service said.

Here's a look at snowfall totals, according to the weather service:

Hartford County
Canton recorded 7 inches, while Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks recorded 6.3 inches. North Granby got more than 6 inches and West Simsbury recorded 5.5 inches.

  • West Hartford: 5.2 inches
  • Simsbury: 4.5 inches
  • South Windsor: 4.5 inches
  • Bloomfield: 3.9 inches
  • Wethersfield: 3.8 inches

Tolland County
Coventry, Somers and Vernon recorded at least 5 inches.

  • Storrs: 4.0 inches
  • Columbia: 3.1 inches
  • Hebron: 2.5 inches

Windham County
In Windham County, parts of Killingly reported 5.5 inches of snow, while Sterling recorded 2 inches.

Road conditions
Connecticut State Police said employees responded to six traffic accidents with injuries from Sunday though 6 a.m. Monday. Officials responded to about 350 calls for service during that time period, including spin-outs, disabled vehicles and accidents without injuries. Officials encourage motorists to drive with caution.

Travel conditions improved as the day moved along, said Connecticut Public meteorologist Garett Argianas.

A chilly forecast
Argianas shared these other weather highlights:

  • Expect chilly weather through the first half of the week, although it will be sunny. Tuesday will see highs in the 30s; Tuesday night will see lows in the mid-teens to low 20s. On Wednesday, expect highs in the 30s.
  • There's a chance for another winter storm Thursday night into Friday.

This story has been updated.

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