Snow to arrive with Super Bowl

If you’re traveling to a Super Bowl party Sunday you could be driving home through a snow storm.

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for Greenwich and the area in effect from Sunday evening through Monday afternoon.

The storm could bring up to a foot of snow and some ice, according to the weather service.

The state will open its emergency operations center at 4 a.m. Monday.

There’s 45% chance of snow Sunday afternoon in town, according to the weather service, and a 90% of snow by 10 o’clock Sunday night.

The Super Bowl, the most watched television event across the country each year, game kicks off at 6:30 p.m. eastern time and mostly likely will end by 10:30. The New England Patriots play the Seattle Seahawks for the NFL title in Arizona this year.

Total snow accumulation between Sunday and Monday is expected to be between five and 11 inches, according to various forecasts updated Sunday morning.

Temperatures are forecasted to be 18 degrees Sunday at game time, rising to 28 by midnight.

Gradual clearing is expected Monday night with a low temperature around 11 degrees. Tuesday looks to be sunny and cold with a high temperature near 20 degrees.

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