Winter storm warning issued for Huron County

Forecasters calling for 6 to 10 inches of snow, along with a glaze of ice.
Norwalk Reflector Staff
Mar 12, 2014

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.

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Brock Lee

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