Latest storm forecast has southwestern Connecticut getting 12 to 15 inches of snow Wednesday

Initial estimates were short, Ridgefield is supposed to get at least another foot of snow Wednesday.

That's the latest forecast from the National Weather Service, which predicts the fourth nor'easter in 19 days will deliver anywhere between 12 to 15 inches of snow to southwestern Connecticut.

The report, which was sent out Tuesday, March 20, at 5 a.m., forecasted the Danbury area to get the highest total of snow — 16 inches — in all of Fairfield County.

Meteorologists believe snow will fall at a rate of 1 to 2 inches per hour Wednesday afternoon into Wednesday evening.

There are also forecasts of strong winds, blowing 20 to 30 miles per hours. In some areas, gusts could reach up to 45 miles per hour, the National Weather Service said.

"Scattered downed trees, tree limbs and power lines," the Tuesday morning forecast read. "Difficult/impossible travel. Heaviest snow Wednesday afternoon to evening."