PHOTOS: The Slushy Snow Hits Naugatuck

Road conditions are slick across areas in the borough however police report that there haven't been many accidents during this Leap Day storm.

Leap Day only comes once every four years, and this year it brought a little wintry mix for the region.

Snow and slushy rain fell throughout the day on Wednesday beginning just after 11 a.m. with some flurries and escalating to regular snowfall by 2 p.m.

due to the forecast and the National Weather Service has a winter weather advisory in place until Thursday.

The weather is expected to turn to freezing rain both Wednesday evening and into Thursday morning.

The roads are notably slick in some areas on Wednesday, with the streets still waiting to be plowed. Despite this, there haven't been many accidents, said Lt. Robert Harrison, .

Harrison said a Schafer truck snagged a wire on School Street around 2 p.m. and police also received a report of icy conditions on Webb Road around the same time.

At 3:04 p.m. police responded to May Street after a report came in about a car striking a guard rail. The car had left the scene when police arrived, Harrison said.

Specific municipal meetings have been cancelled for Wednesday, including the Republican Town Committee meeting and a meeting of the Strategic Planning Committee.

Meanwhile, Board of Education Chairman David Heller said the board's Finance Subcommittee meeting has been postponed until Tuesday.


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