Bridgeport declares emergency for Thursday storm

Bridgeport declares emergency for Thursday storm

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BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) - The next winter storm isn't expected to hit Connecticut for a couple of more days, but Bridgeport is already declaring it a snow emergency.

Mayor Bill Finch's office sent out an advisory Tuesday afternoon saying the snow emergency would begin at 12:01 a.m. Thursday.

That means residents must move cars off designated roads, and special parking rules will be in effect.

The National Weather Service is forecasting snow to begin late Wednesday night or early Thursday morning and last into Friday, leaving between six and 10 inches in parts of the state.

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