logo


no avatar

Winter storm warning issued for Huron County

Norwalk Reflector Staff • Mar 12, 2014 at 11:31 PM

The National Weather Service in Cleveland has issued a winter storm warning that will remain in effect until to 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Here are some details provided by the weather service:

.LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE THROUGH THE LOWER OHIO VALLEY TODAY. RAIN

WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA AHEAD OF THE LOW THIS MORNING. THE RAIN

WILL CHANGE TO SNOW TOWARDS SUNRISE IN NORTHWEST OHIO AND SPREAD

SOUTHEAST THIS MORNING AS COLDER AIR MOVES IN BEHIND THE LOW. A

PERIOD OF SLEET OR 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. A GLAZE OF ICE WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE MOST AREAS.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 4 TO 8 INCHES. A LIGHT

  GLAZE OF ICE IS ALSO POSSIBLE.

* TIMING...RAIN WILL BECOME WIDESPREAD EARLY THIS MORNING AND

  TRANSITION TO SNOW TOWARDS SUNRISE. A MIX OF SLEET AND FREEING

  RAIN IS POSSIBLE AS THE PRECIPITATION TRANSITIONS. THE HEAVIEST

  SNOW SHOULD OCCUR FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING INTO THE EARLY

  AFTERNOON AND THEN TAPER OFF BY LATE AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...NORTH 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

* IMPACTS...PRECIPITATION WILL TRANSITION TO SNOW DURING THE

  MORNING COMMUTE AND MAKE TRAVEL HAZARDOUS AND SLOW. UNTREATED

  SURFACE WILL BE SLICK. IN ADDITION STRONG WINDS WILL CAUSE

  BLOWING SNOW AND POOR VISIBILITIES.

* VISIBILITIES...WILL DROP BELOW A QUARTER MILE IN THE HEAVIEST

  SNOW. WHITE OUT CONDITIONS MAY BRIEFLY OCCUR.

* TEMPERATURES...WILL FALL THROUGH THE DAY TO NEAR 20 DEGREES BY

  LATE AFTERNOON AND INTO THE SINGLE DIGITS OVERNIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING IS ISSUED WHEN SEVERE WINTER WEATHER IS

EXPECTED. HEAVY SNOW AND/OR ICE WILL CAUSE HAZARDOUS DRIVING

CONDITIONS. IF YOU WILL BE TRAVELING IN THE WARNING AREA YOU

SHOULD CHOOSE AN ALTERNATE ROUTE IF POSSIBLE... OR YOU SHOULD USE

EXTREME CAUTION IF TRAVEL IS UNAVOIDABLE.

Recommended for You