Winter storm warning to bring heavy snow, travel disruptions to southern Vermont

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LONDONDERRY — A significant winter storm warning has been issued for Western Windham County, including the cities of Stratton and Londonderry, with forecasters predicting heavy snowfall and strong winds from 1 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday.

Residents can expect total snow accumulations of 4 to 10 inches, with the possibility of higher amounts at elevations above 1500 feet.

Wind gusts may reach up to 35 mph, further complicating conditions.

The National Weather Service warns that the snow, which is anticipated to start late tonight, will be heavy and wet, leading to difficult travel conditions, especially during Monday’s morning commute.

The combination of low visibility and snow-covered roads is expected to create hazardous situations for drivers.

Authorities also caution that the weight of the accumulating snow may cause downed trees and power lines, potentially resulting in power outages throughout the region.

The National Weather Service advises those who must travel to carry an emergency kit that includes an extra flashlight, food, and water.

Residents are urged to monitor weather reports and adhere to any guidance provided by local officials.

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