Winter Weather Wrap-Up: Power Outages, Driving Conditions And The Statewide Forecast

Apr 15, 2018

Harsh winds after a weekend of slushy spring snow have left many through the state at risk of losing power Monday.

Here's the latest on conditions across our region:

Latest Forecast

A high wind warning is in effect for the western slopes of the Green Mountains, Rutland and Bennington counties through 11 p.m.

According to the Eye On The Sky guys:

[Monday a.m.] Scattered sleet, freezing rain, and rain showers, changing to steady rain south, scattered north late morning through afternoon. Windy, strongest over the higher terrain. Highs in the mid 30s to low 40s east, in the 40s west. Southeast winds 15 to 35 mph, with gusts to 45 mph, but up to 75 mph along the western slopes of the Green Mountains.

Click here for the latest school closure updates.

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Driving Conditions

RELATED: "Winter Driving: Tires, Tactics And Road Salt" [VPR, Nov. 2017]

Outages

For the latest on outages across the state, consult the Vermont Outages Map. 

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