Heavy snowfall expected Tuesday evening through Wednesday noon - UPDATE

February 3, 2014

02/03/14 - UPDATE - 3:25 p.m. - The National Weather Service in Cleveland has upgraded the Winter Storm Watch for this area to a Warning, predicting 6 to 8 inches of snow possible and winds northeast to north 10 to 20 mph… increasing to 15 to 25 mph Wednesday morning. The warning is in effect from 7 pm Tuesday to 5 pm est Wednesday.

* Timing… the snow will begin to fall late Tuesday afternoon, but the heavy snow is expected to arrive between 7 pm and 9 pm across the area from southwest to northeast.

Original Story:

02/02/14 7:45 a.m. - The National Weather Service in Cleveland has issued a Winter Storm Watch from Toledo to Mt. Vernon from Tuesday afternoon through noon on Wednesday.

Snow accumulation of 6 - 10 inches is possible, with temperatures ranging from 20 to 25 degrees. Winds will be from the north, 10 - 20 mph. Visibilities could be down to a quarter of a mile at times. Snow covered roads will make driving slow and hazardous. Some blowing snow could also make travel difficult.

Precautionary/preparedness actions…

A Winter Storm Watch means that heavy snow is possible. If you are within the watch area… remain alert to rapidly changing weather conditions. Stay tuned to the national weather service or your favorite weather source for the latest updates and possible warnings from the National Weather Service.