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Winter weather advisory remains in effect

Norwalk Reflector Staff • Jan 25, 2014 at 11:39 PM

The National Weather Service in Cleveland issued a winter weather advisory for Huron County and the surrounding areas that will remain in effect until 10 p.m. Saturday.

Here are some details the weather service provided Saturday morning:

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE THIS MORNING AND THEN BEGIN TO

DIMINISH FROM WEST TO EAST THIS AFTERNOON. SOME LAKE EFFECT SNOW

IS LIKELY TONIGHT.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH THIS

MORNING. WINDS WILL SHIFT TO THE WEST AND EVENTUALLY NORTHWEST

BY THIS EVENING WHILE DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 MPH.

* ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 4 INCHES TOTAL BY SATURDAY EVENING. LOCALLY

HIGHER AMOUNTS ARE POSSIBLE.

* VISIBILITIES...VISIBILITIES OVERNIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING

WILL BE UNDER A MILE AT TIMES. OCCASIONALLY VISIBILITY MAY BE

REDUCED TO A QUARTER MILE IN SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* TEMPERATURES...RISING TO THE LOWER 20S THIS MORNING AND THEN

FALLING TO THE SINGLE DIGITS BY SATURDAY EVENING.

* WIND CHILLS BETWEEN 5 BELOW AND 5 ABOVE SATURDAY. WIND CHILLS

WILL BE COLDER THAN MINUS 10 BY SATURDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL HAVE

THE POTENTIAL TO SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACT TRAVEL CONDITIONS ACROSS

NORTHERN OHIO AND NORTHWEST PENNSYLVANIA. ROADS WILL

REPEATEDLY BECOME SNOW COVERED. EXPOSED SKIN WILL BE

SUSCEPTIBLE TO FROSTBITE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THE COMBINATION OF SNOW AND BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW CAN QUICKLY

REDUCE VISIBILITIES TO A HALF MILE OR LESS AT TIMES. IF YOU MUST

TRAVEL TONIGHT AND SATURDAY REMAIN ALERT TO RAPIDLY CHANGING

WEATHER CONDITIONS.

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NORMALLY ISSUED FOR A VARIETY OF

WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS SUCH AS LIGHT SNOW... BLOWING SNOW...

SLEET... FREEZING RAIN AND WIND CHILLS. WHILE THE WEATHER WILL BE

SIGNIFICANT... THE WORD ADVISORY IMPLIES THAT SEVERE WINTER

WEATHER IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK ...

ANOTHER ARCTIC OUTBREAK WILL INVADE THE AREA EARLY NEXT WEEK.

OVERNIGHT LOWS MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY NIGHT WILL BE IN THE MINUS

10 TO MINUS 15 DEGREE RANGE...WITH WIND CHILLS AROUND MINUS 30.

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