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Wind advisory, 2 to 4 inches of snow tonight

• Updated Mar 2, 2018 at 9:09 AM

As the rain continues to fall this afternoon, so does the temperature.

More moderate to locally heavy rain is expected. Some areas could see an inch of rain which could lead to minor flooding problems.

And the wind is starting to pick up. Because of that, the National Weather Service in Cleveland has issued a wind advisory for Huron County and the surrounding areas that will remain in effect until 4 a.m. Friday.

A wind advisory is issued for sustained winds of 31 to 39 mph or gusts between 46 and 57 mph. Winds of this magnitude can cause minor property damage without extra precautions.

Motorists should use caution especially motorists in high profile vehicles.

The Norwalk-area forecast calls for continuing rain this afternoon with a northeast wind that will blow at 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph possible. The rain will turn to a wintry mix in the late afternoon to early evening.

Then, after sunset, the precipitation will turn to all snow, which could be heavy at times. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

The overnight low around 30. It will be blustery, with a northwest wind of 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 43 mph. 

Friday won’t bring adverse weather conditions. It will be party sunny with a high near 36. It also will be breezy, with a northwest wind 16 to 20 mph.

Friday night will be mostly clear, with a low around 23 and a north wind of 9 to 11 mph.

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