HARTFORD, Connecticut — Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy is advising residents to prepare for snow that could make for a messy morning commute.
Malloy said on Thursday evening that state officials are monitoring the fast-changing forecast and urging motorists to be cautious Friday morning.
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning from 1 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday for northeast Connecticut, as well as much of central and eastern Massachusetts and northern Rhode Island. It forecasts heavy snow, with accumulation of 4 to 8 inches in those areas.
Other areas could get up to 5 inches.
Rain is expected to change to snow overnight. The heaviest snow is expected during the morning commute.
The weather service says travel will be slow and difficult.