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(NEWSER) – Connecticut's roads will be empty tonight, per the governor's orders. Gov. Dannel Malloy instituted a travel ban for the entire state beginning at 9pm tonight at a morning news conference on the looming blizzard, saying, "It's imperative that you have a plan in place to get home safe this evening."

On Twitter, his office runs down the latest: Snow is expected to be "intermittent" through the late afternoon then hit hard, with accumulation totals potentially reaching as high as 32 inches. Snow drifts could rise to 4 feet in height, and winds along the coast could hit 60mph.

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