Old Man Winter bears down

Cars and trucks had a challenge going down Main Street in Winsted during the Feb. 9 snowstorm. A second snowstorm on Sunday, Feb. 12, did not make traveling any easier. Photo by Shaw Israel Izikson

WINSTED — Two snowstorms within days of each other impaired travel and road conditions in Winsted.

On Thursday, Feb. 9, residents had to deal with more than a foot of snow that fell throughout the day. 

A second storm, which left an estimated seven inches of snow, blew in on Sunday, Feb. 12.

Due to the storms, the town instituted two separate parking bans — one that started on Feb. 9 through Friday, Feb. 10 and a second one that started on Feb. 11 and lasted until Wednesday, Feb. 15.

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