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Schools Dismissed Early, Events Cancelled Due to Expected Snow [Continual Updates]

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Darien Public Schools will close early Tuesday because of expected snow. The Board of Education is also canceling its meeting scheduled for tonight, and some Darien YMCA events are cancelled, others are still scheduled. This article will be updated as more information comes in. (more…) Continue Reading →

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National Weather Service Issues ‘Special Weather Statement’ About the Cold

NWS forecast 2-13-16
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The National Weather Service issued this regional “Special Weather Statement” Saturday morning along with a “Wind Chill Warning.” The statement lists various dangers in unusually frigid weather for people, pets, houses and cars. Some of it is obvious, but even that is worth remembering. Please don’t get distracted, and pay attention: It’s different out there. Here’s the statement, followed by the Darien-specific weather forecast from the National Weather Service:
435 AM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

…DANGEROUSLY COLD WIND CHILLS TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING… Continue Reading →

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Schools to Dismiss Early Due to Snow, Closures Elsewhere in Darien [UPDATES]

NWS forecast 6:56 am 2-8-16
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Darien Public Schools has announced students will get dismissed early on Monday because of the weather, as the National Weather Service predicts 2 to 4 inches of snow by the end of the day. This article will be continually updated as more information comes in. (more…) Continue Reading →

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National Weather Service: It May Freeze Monday Morning in Darien

Freeze Warning 10-18-15
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Have your storm windows down? Got the air conditioner out of the window? Have a potted plant you’ve been meaning to (finally) bring indoors? Now’s the time: It may freeze in the hours just before and after dawn in Darien and the region, the National Weather Service says. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien Emergency Team Monitoring Hurricane Joaquin

Joaquin Late Afternoon Thursday
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The late-afternoon reports Thursday from weather forecasters are much more hopeful for Connecticut than they were at 2 p.m. Thursday, when this announcement was issued — but forecasts can always change, and even a hurricane that doesn’t come to shore can cause trouble. Here’s First Selectman Jayme Stevenson’s announcement this afternoon about the town’s efforts to brace for the hurricane: (more…) Continue Reading →

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