North Street in Greenwich closed

North Street in Greenwich was closed in the 300 block aound 11:15 this morning after a pine tree fell across the road.

This is the second major road closure in Greenwich this morning. Arch Street and Soundview Drive were closed earlier in the day when a bus crashed, breaking several utility poles and sending one person to the hospital.

Greenwich Police asked the public to stay off the roads.

The National Weather Service has issued a blizzard warning for southern Fairfield and New Haven counties until 7 a.m. Sunday.

A blizzard warning means severe winter weather conditions are expected or occurring. The National Weather Service warns that falling and blowing snow could cause whiteout conditions with zero visibility, making travel extremely dangerous. Snowfall totals of 8 to 12 inches are possible in the blizzard warning area.

A tree fell, closing North Street, shortly after 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 23, as a blizzard hit Greenwich. — Greenwich Police Photo

A tree fell, closing North Street, shortly after 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 23, as a blizzard hit Greenwich. — Greenwich Police Photo

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