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Rain at the shore, snow inland

January 17, 2018 GMT

UPDATE: 5:11 AM

This one of the more unusual storms of the winter,

Rain at the shoreline, snow and mixed precipitation about 20 miles inland.

UPDATE: 4:52 AM

Although roads are just wet along the shoreline, conditions are slippery farther inland.

Some roads about 20 miles from the coast have icy surfaces.

UPDATE: 4:40 AM

A winter weather advisory is in effect for northern New Haven and Fairfield counties until 1 p.m.

Litchfield County is the only part of the state with a winter storm warning.

Radar shows the rain/snow line above Waterbury.

UPDATE: 4:30 AM

Precipitation is falling across most Connecticut.

Just what kind of precipitation depends on where you are.

Most of southwest Connecticut is getting rain and the northern half of the state has snow.

Despite earlier forecasts of 1 to 3 inches of snow along the shoreline, that’s likely not going to happen.

Now, the National Weather Service says - at most - only a half an inch of snow could fall along the shoreline.

Inland areas of Connecticut could see a few inches of snow, but much lower than the 9 inches forecast on Thursday.

“The biggest challenge continues to lie with the northward extent of the warmer air and how far the rain/snow line works,” the NWS says,