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Winter weather advisory issued through Saturday night

December 13, 2013

9:55 am EST Fri Dec 13, 2013 - URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH


An area of low pressure will move up the Ohio valley tonight and Saturday spreading snow across the region. The snow should begin in the west toward midnight and spread to the east by sunrise. The snow will persist around 24 hours. Periods of moderate snow are expected…especially Saturday morning.


Lucas-Wood-Ottawa-Sandusky-Erie Oh-Hancock-Seneca-Huron-Wyandot-Crawford-Richland-Ashland-Marion-Morrow-Knox- including the cities of… Toledo… Bowling Green… Port Clinton… Fremont… Sandusky… Findlay… Tiffin… Norwalk… Upper Sandusky… Carey… Bucyrus… Mansfield… Ashland… Marion… Mount Gilead… Mount Vernon


…Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect from 9 pm this evening to 7 pm EST Saturday…


* Accumulations… 5 to 6 inches.


* Timing…The snow will spread across the region from west to east tonight and then taper off Saturday evening.


* Winds…southeast to east winds at 5 to 15 MPH.


* Impacts… Snow accumulation can make roads slick… requiring lower speeds and greater distances between vehicles while driving.


* Temperatures…in the 20s tonight climbing into the lower 30s on Saturday.


* Visibilities…less than one half mile at times.


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. stay tuned to NOAA weather radio for further details or updates