Winter weather advisory remains in effect

Snow accumulation expected.
Norwalk Reflector Staff
Jan 23, 2014

The National Weather Service in Cleveland issued a winter weather advisory for Huron County and the surrounding areas that will remain in effect until 10 p.m. Saturday.

Here are some details the weather service provided Saturday morning:

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE THIS MORNING AND THEN BEGIN TO
DIMINISH FROM WEST TO EAST THIS AFTERNOON. SOME LAKE EFFECT SNOW
IS LIKELY TONIGHT.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH THIS
MORNING. WINDS WILL SHIFT TO THE WEST AND EVENTUALLY NORTHWEST
BY THIS EVENING WHILE DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 MPH.

* ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 4 INCHES TOTAL BY SATURDAY EVENING. LOCALLY
HIGHER AMOUNTS ARE POSSIBLE.

* VISIBILITIES...VISIBILITIES OVERNIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING
WILL BE UNDER A MILE AT TIMES. OCCASIONALLY VISIBILITY MAY BE
REDUCED TO A QUARTER MILE IN SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* TEMPERATURES...RISING TO THE LOWER 20S THIS MORNING AND THEN
FALLING TO THE SINGLE DIGITS BY SATURDAY EVENING.

* WIND CHILLS BETWEEN 5 BELOW AND 5 ABOVE SATURDAY. WIND CHILLS
WILL BE COLDER THAN MINUS 10 BY SATURDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL HAVE
THE POTENTIAL TO SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACT TRAVEL CONDITIONS ACROSS
NORTHERN OHIO AND NORTHWEST PENNSYLVANIA. ROADS WILL
REPEATEDLY BECOME SNOW COVERED. EXPOSED SKIN WILL BE
SUSCEPTIBLE TO FROSTBITE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THE COMBINATION OF SNOW AND BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW CAN QUICKLY
REDUCE VISIBILITIES TO A HALF MILE OR LESS AT TIMES. IF YOU MUST
TRAVEL TONIGHT AND SATURDAY REMAIN ALERT TO RAPIDLY CHANGING
WEATHER CONDITIONS.

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.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK ...

ANOTHER ARCTIC OUTBREAK WILL INVADE THE AREA EARLY NEXT WEEK.
OVERNIGHT LOWS MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY NIGHT WILL BE IN THE MINUS
10 TO MINUS 15 DEGREE RANGE...WITH WIND CHILLS AROUND MINUS 30.

Comments

shuckie

WHERE IS SPRING???

tadpole

Right around the corner, I heard.

IDK

About 1300 miles south of here.

Brock Lee

globel warmin

44846GWP

"Winter weather advisory"?????! I have driven in "Winter storm warnings" better than this!!!