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Winter storm watch issued for Huron County

Norwalk Reflector Staff • Mar 11, 2014 at 5:43 PM

The National Weather Service in Cleveland has issued a winter storm watch for Huron County and the surrounding areas that will be in effect from 8 p.m. Tuesday until 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Here are details provided by the weather service:

.LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE THROUGH THE LOWER OHIO VALLEY TUESDAY

NIGHT AND EARLY WEDNESDAY. RAIN WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA AHEAD OF

THE LOW TUESDAY NIGHT BUT THE RAIN WILL CHANGE TO SNOW OVERNIGHT

AND WEDNESDAY ACROSS THE AREA AS COLDER AIR MOVES IN BEHIND THE

LOW.

A PERIOD OF FREEZING RAIN IS ALSO POSSIBLE BEFORE CHANGING TO

ALL SNOW. BASED ON THE CURRENT TRACK OF THE STORM...SNOWFALL

SHOULD BE HIGHEST ACROSS NORTHERN OHIO INTO NORTHWEST PENNSYLVANIA

WITH DECREASING AMOUNTS FURTHER SOUTH. A GLAZE OF ICE HOWEVER WILL

ALSO BE POSSIBLE.

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY EVENING THROUGH

WEDNESDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CLEVELAND HAS ISSUED A WINTER

STORM WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY EVENING THROUGH

WEDNESDAY EVENING.

* ACCUMULATIONS...6 TO 8 INCHES OF SNOW ALONG WITH A GLAZE OF ICE.

* TIMING...TUESDAY EVENING THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY EVENING.

* WINDS...NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW ALONG WITH A GLAZE OF ICE WILL SLOW

  TRAVEL ACROSS THE REGION AND MAKE ANY UNTREATED SURFACES SLICK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THAT HEAVY SNOW IS POSSIBLE. IF YOU

ARE WITHIN THE WATCH AREA...REMAIN ALERT TO RAPIDLY CHANGING

WEATHER CONDITIONS.

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