Winter Weather Advisory

Winter Weather Advisory

  • 2/17/2019 10:59:05 AM
  • WMFD Digital Team
  • Local News

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST MONDAY...

* WHAT...MIXED PRECIPITATION EXPECTED. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF UP TO TWO INCHES AND ICE ACCUMULATIONS OF AROUND ONE TENTH OF AN INCH EXPECTED.

* WHERE...PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL, NORTHEAST AND NORTHWEST OHIO.

* WHEN...UNTIL 1 AM EST MONDAY.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...PLAN ON SLIPPERY ROAD CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW, SLEET OR FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. EXPECT SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES, AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING. THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS CAN BE OBTAINED FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION WEB SITE.

...A WINTRY MIX OF PRECIPITATION EXPECTED TODAY AND TONIGHT OVER PORTIONS OF NORTHERN OHIO AND NORTHWEST PENNSYLVANIA...A WEAK LOW-PRESSURE SYSTEM ENTERING THE OHIO VALLEY TODAY WILL BRING SNOW TO THE REGION TODAY WITH AN AREAL ACCUMULATION OF ONE TO THREE INCHES OF SNOW EXPECTED. FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHERN OHIO AND NORTHWEST PENNSYLVANIA, THIS SNOW WILL CHANGEOVER TO FREEZING RAIN AS A COMBINATION OF WARM AIR ALOFT INTRUDES NORTHWARD THIS AFTERNOON WITH AT-OR-BELOW FREEZING TEMPERATURES REMAINING AT THE SURFACE. THIS WILL ALLOW FOR UP TO A TENTH OF AN INCH OF ICE TO ACCRETE IN THE ADVISORY AREAS, IN ADDITION TO THE SNOWFALL. THIS WINTRY MIX WILL PROMPT SLICK ROAD CONDITIONS, ESPECIALLY ON UNTREATED OR ELEVATED SURFACES.

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