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Winter weather advisory in effect for Huron County

Norwalk Reflector Staff • Feb 2, 2014 at 1:00 PM

The National Weather Service in Cleveland has issued a winter weather advisory for Huron County and the surrounding areas that will remain in effect until 1 p.m. Sunday.

Here are some details provided by the weather service:

* ACCUMULATIONS...ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES

  CAN BE EXPECTED BY 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE MORNING HOURS AND BEGIN

  TO TAPER OFF FROM WEST TO EAST BY EARLY AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...WINDS WILL BE FROM THE NORTHWEST AT 5 TO 10 MPH.

* IMPACTS...SNOW ACCUMULATION CAN MAKE ROADS SLICK...REQUIRING

  LOWER SPEEDS AND GREATER DISTANCES BETWEEN VEHICLES WHILE

  DRIVING.

* TEMPERATURES...TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE TO FALL THROUGH THE

  20s THROUGH THE DAY.

* VISIBILITIES...VISIBILITIES WILL BE BETWEEN 1 MILE AND A MILE

  AND HALF.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

The weather service also issued a hazardous weather outlook, with the following details:

LOW PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP OVER TEXAS EARLY TUESDAY AND MOVE UP THE

OHIO VALLEY TUESDAY NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY. WINTRY PRECIPITATION

ASSOCIATED WITH THIS LOW WILL SPREAD ACROSS THE LOCAL AREA LATE

TUESDAY INTO TUESDAY EVENING. PERIODS OF SNOW ARE THEN EXPECTED TO

CONTINUE THROUGH MUCH OF WEDNESDAY MORNING. RIGHT NOW IT APPEARS

THAT ALL OF THE PRECIPITATION WILL FALL AS SNOW...BUT SLIGHT

CHANGES IN THE TRACK OF THE LOW COULD AFFECT PRECIPITATION TYPES

AND AMOUNTS. WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO BECOME QUITE GUSTY AS WELL AND

THIS WILL CAUSE SIGNIFICANT BLOWING AND DRIFTING OF ANY SNOW THAT

FALLS. PLEASE MONITOR THIS SITUATION AS IT DEVELOPS FOR POSSIBLE

STATEMENTS CONCERNING THIS EVENT.

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