Winter weather advisory issued for Huron County, surrounding areas

Forecasters calling for 2 to 4 of snow today.
Norwalk Reflector Staff
Feb 4, 2013

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Huron County and the surrounding areas that will be in effect today from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Huron County is now under a Level 1 Snow Emergency.

Two to four inches of snow is forecasted. Snow will begin falling later this morning and continue into the evening.

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.

Here is the seven-day forecast as provided by the National Weather Service:

Today Snow. High near 22. South wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

Tonight - Snow showers likely, mainly before 7pm. Cloudy, with a low around 12. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

Tuesday - Snow likely, mainly after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

Tuesday Night - Snow likely, mainly before midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 18. South wind around 8 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Wednesday - Partly sunny, with a high near 29. Northwest wind around 7 mph.

Wednesday Night - Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.

Thursday - A slight chance of snow before 1pm, then a chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Thursday Night - A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Friday - Partly sunny, with a high near 36.

Friday Night - Partly cloudy, with a low around 19.

Saturday - Mostly sunny, with a high near 35.

Saturday Night - Partly cloudy, with a low around 26.

Sunday - A chance of rain, snow, and freezing rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. Chance of precipitation is 40%.