[Update, 1:30 p.m.]
Winter Storm Warnings remain in effect now through the afternoon for most of the state except for the Southeast Coast and Litchfield county where Winter Weather Advisories remain in effect, according to Stamford officials.
Public Safety Director Ted Jankowski warned that, as temperatures warmed and snow began to melt, heavier snow could cause branches to break and become problematic on wires and roadways.
12,684 customers were without power, primarily in South Central Connecticut, according to officials, though currently no issues are present in Stamford itself according to the CL&P website.
[Update, 10:00 a.m.]
According to Stamford officals via an update on the government center website, between 3 to 6 inches fell on Stamford overnight Thursday.
By 6 a.m., the city had 40 plows out and about on the streets of Stamford, and CL&P was at work throughout affected areas in the state, though Stamford was reporting no issues.
Wind gusts were hitting 40 mph along the coast and 30 inland. Minor coastal flooding was expected.
Snow was anticipated to taper off later in the day, and temperatures expected to hit the mid-30s.
All Stamford Public Schools will be closed on Friday, March 8, due to the weather, according to its Web site.
A few inches of snow fell overnight in Stamford, and more snow and rain is on its way between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m., according to the National Weather Service.
The winter storm now moving off the coast “will continue to bring a plethora of hazards to the Northeast through early Saturday," according to the NWS.
“Strong winds, high waves and coastal flooding will impact the coast from New Jersey to Maine, while heavy snow is forecast across inland locations,” officials said.