Winter weather advisory in effect for Huron County

More snow on the way Tuesday and Wednesday.
Norwalk Reflector Staff
Feb 2, 2014

 

The National Weather Service in Cleveland has issued a winter weather advisory for Huron County and the surrounding areas that will remain in effect until 1 p.m. Sunday.

Here are some details provided by the weather service:

* ACCUMULATIONS...ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES
  CAN BE EXPECTED BY 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE MORNING HOURS AND BEGIN
  TO TAPER OFF FROM WEST TO EAST BY EARLY AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...WINDS WILL BE FROM THE NORTHWEST AT 5 TO 10 MPH.

* IMPACTS...SNOW ACCUMULATION CAN MAKE ROADS SLICK...REQUIRING
  LOWER SPEEDS AND GREATER DISTANCES BETWEEN VEHICLES WHILE
  DRIVING.

* TEMPERATURES...TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE TO FALL THROUGH THE
  20s THROUGH THE DAY.

* VISIBILITIES...VISIBILITIES WILL BE BETWEEN 1 MILE AND A MILE
  AND HALF.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

The weather service also issued a hazardous weather outlook, with the following details:

LOW PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP OVER TEXAS EARLY TUESDAY AND MOVE UP THE
OHIO VALLEY TUESDAY NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY. WINTRY PRECIPITATION
ASSOCIATED WITH THIS LOW WILL SPREAD ACROSS THE LOCAL AREA LATE
TUESDAY INTO TUESDAY EVENING. PERIODS OF SNOW ARE THEN EXPECTED TO
CONTINUE THROUGH MUCH OF WEDNESDAY MORNING. RIGHT NOW IT APPEARS
THAT ALL OF THE PRECIPITATION WILL FALL AS SNOW...BUT SLIGHT
CHANGES IN THE TRACK OF THE LOW COULD AFFECT PRECIPITATION TYPES
AND AMOUNTS. WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO BECOME QUITE GUSTY AS WELL AND
THIS WILL CAUSE SIGNIFICANT BLOWING AND DRIFTING OF ANY SNOW THAT
FALLS. PLEASE MONITOR THIS SITUATION AS IT DEVELOPS FOR POSSIBLE
STATEMENTS CONCERNING THIS EVENT.