Fairfield sees 35 inches of snow

By Jennifer Bissell

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Some Connecticut commuters dug themselves out of nearly 3 feet of snow to get to work today after the weekend’s snowstorm.

In Fairfield County, the town of Fairfield saw the most snow, with nearly 35 inches, according to unofficial observations by the National Weather Service. Ridgefield saw the least amount of snow, with 12 inches.

As of 10:30 a.m. on Monday, less than 1 percent of customers were without power in the state, according to outage maps by United Illuminating Co. and Connecticut Light & Power.

Metro-North rail service resumed Monday with limited service on the New Haven Line. Peak service between Grand Central Station and Stamford is limited and crews are still working to uncover snow-laden tracks and lines in New Haven and Bridgeport.

Snow totals by the National Weather Service are listed below:

Fairfield                35.0
Stratford              33.0
Monroe               30.0
Bridgeport          30.0
Shelton                26.5
Weston                26.5
Westport             24.5
Greenwich          22.5
Darien                   22.1
Norwalk               22.0
Roxbury               22.0
New Canaan      22.0
Danbury               21.5
Stamford             19.0
Newtown            17.1
Bethel                   16.0
Ridgefield            12.0


About the author

Jennifer Bissell
Jennifer Bissell was a reporter for both the Fairfield and Westchester business journals from 2012-2014. She attended the University of Minnesota and contributed to several regional publications including the St. Paul Pioneer Press, St. Cloud Times and Twin Cities Business magazine.

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