Next storm lines up with Super Bowl

If you’re traveling to a Super Bowl party Sunday you could be driving home through a snow storm.

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for Wilton and the area in effect from Sunday evening through Monday evening.

The storm could bring up to a foot of snow and some ice, according to the weather service.

There may be a few flakes of snow during the day Sunday, according to the weather service, but snow is expected to move in by 10 Sunday night. It will be heavy at times. Temperatures will be in the low 20s with a wind chill of 10 to 15 degrees. From three to five inches is expected overnight.

The Super Bowl, the most watched television event across the country each year, kicks off at 6:30 p.m. eastern time and mostly likely will end by 10:30. The New England Patriots play the Seattle Seahawks for the NFL title in Arizona this year.

Monday will be cold, with temperatures dropping to around 15 by 5 p.m. Winds of 15 to 18 mph will come in from the northeast with gusts up to 28 mph. New snow accumulation of four to eight inches is expected.

Total snow accumulation between Sunday and Monday could be between eight and 14 inches, according to various forecasts.

There is a slight chance of more snow Monday night, but it will mostly be cloudy, eventually clearing. Tuesday should be mostly sunny and cold with a high near 17.