Friday, March 21, 2008

UGH, GET THE SHOVELS BACK OUT

Just when you thought it was safe to put the shovels away, the National Weather Service in Cleveland has us under a WINTER STORM WATCH beginning Friday afternoon and running through late Friday night.

Snow, mixed with a little rain early, will enter our area by Friday afternoon and will continue throughout the evening. An expected 3 to 7 inches are expected by Saturday morning.

A Winter Storm Watch means that heavy snow is possible. Stay tuned for further updates.

The Flood Warning remains in effect for the Black River at Elyria until Friday afternoon.

The Next 48
Friday: Snow likely, mainly after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. North wind 6 to 8 mph becoming east. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

Friday Night: Periods of snow, mainly before 3am. Low around 24. East wind between 10 and 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

Saturday: A chance of snow, mainly before noon. Cloudy, with a high near 37. North wind between 11 and 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Saturday Night: A slight chance of snow showers before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Northwest wind between 5 and 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

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UPDATE: Noon
The National Weather Service in Cleveland has down graded the Winter Storm Watch to a Snow Advisory. Now don’t go putting the shovels away, we are still expected to get between 3 and 6 inches of snow during this weather event.

The Advisory remains in effect from 4 P.M. this afternoon to 6 A.M. Saturday morning.


A Snow Advisory is issued when 4 to 6 inches of snow is expected within 12 hours. No severe winter weather is expected.
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UPDATE: 9PM
The National Weather Service has bumped up the Snow Advisory to a HEAVY SNOW WARNING which is in effect until 9 A.M. Saturday morning. The heaviest snow will fall north of the Ohio Turnpike between Toledo and Cleveland. Snow totals in this area will average 4 to 8 inches.

Overnight temps will drop between 25 and 30 with northeast winds picking up to 15 to 20 MPH by daybreak.

1 Comments:

Anonymous karl said...

Enough already, ok? I surrender.

9:40 AM  

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