FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. - Still hoping for a White Christmas? Scattered snow showers are in the forecast for late Christmas Eve in Fairfield County, according to the National Weather Service.
Drivers may need to be on the lookout for fast-falling snowflakes as they head out for late shopping or Christmas Eve services as temperatures drop and a cold front moves through, the National Weather Service said.
Scattered snow showers are possible mainly after 3 p.m. Tuesday, the weather service said. The day will be partly sunny, with a high near 36. The chance of precipitation is 40 percent.
The cold front could even bring some heavy snow in the evening, causing a reduction in visibility for drivers. Snow showers could be heavy, but even a light dusting combined with rapidly falling temperatures could cause hazardous driving conditions on Christmas Eve.
A chance of snow continues until about 10 p.m. Tuesday, with a a gradual clearing of clouds and a low of about 15 degrees. The chance of precipitation is 30 percent.
Christmas Day will be mostly sunny, with a high near 27.