Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH
506 PM EST THU DEC 8 2016

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE SNOWBELT OF EXTREME
NORTHEAST OHIO AND NORTHWEST PENNSYLVANIA INTO SATURDAY...

.BANDS OF LAKE EFFECT SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO SHIFT INLAND AS WINDS
BECOME NORTHWEST THIS EVENING. THE SNOW WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES AND
CAUSE ABRUPT REDUCTIONS IN VISIBILITY. LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS
AND SQUALLS WILL CONTINUE ON FRIDAY. THE SNOW BANDS MAY AGAIN
BECOME MORE NUMEROUS NEAR THE LAKE ERIE LAKESHORE FRIDAY NIGHT
INTO SATURDAY AS WINDS BECOME MORE WESTERLY.

OHZ013-090615-
/O.EXT.KCLE.LE.W.0009.161208T2206Z-161210T2100Z/
GEAUGA-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...CHARDON
506 PM EST THU DEC 8 2016

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST
SATURDAY...

* ACCUMULATIONS...A STORM TOTAL OF 10 TO 18 INCHES IS LIKELY BY
  SATURDAY AFTERNOON. THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS WILL LIKELY OCCUR FROM
  CHARDON TO MONTVILLE.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BECOME HEAVY AT TIMES BY THE EVENING. SNOW
  SHOWERS AND SQUALLS WILL CONTINUE AT TIMES ON FRIDAY INTO
  SATURDAY.

* IMPACTS...LAKE EFFECT SNOW AND SNOW SQUALLS WILL LEAD TO
  SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATIONS OF SNOW AND VERY POOR VISIBILITIES
  AT TIMES. HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING IS ISSUED WHEN HEAVY LAKE EFFECT SNOW
IS EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. DURING LAKE EFFECT SNOW...THE WEATHER
CAN VARY FROM BANDS OF LOCALLY HEAVY SNOW TO DRY WEATHER JUST A
FEW MILES AWAY. VISIBILITIES CAN VARY GREATLY AND CAN DROP TO
NEAR ZERO IN THE HEAVIER LAKE EFFECT SNOW BANDS. IF YOU WILL BE
TRAVELING IN THE WARNED AREA BE PREPARED FOR RAPID CHANGES IN
WEATHER...VISIBILITY AND ROAD CONDITIONS. LOCAL TRAVEL
RESTRICTIONS MAY BE IN EFFECT.

&&

$$

OHZ012-014-089-PAZ001>003-090615-
/O.CON.KCLE.LE.W.0009.000000T0000Z-161210T2100Z/
LAKE-ASHTABULA INLAND-ASHTABULA LAKESHORE-NORTHERN ERIE-
SOUTHERN ERIE-CRAWFORD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MENTOR...JEFFERSON...ASHTABULA...ERIE...
EDINBORO...MEADVILLE
506 PM EST THU DEC 8 2016

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST
SATURDAY...

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 6 TO 15 INCHES WITH THE
  HEAVIEST AMOUNTS LIKELY SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 90. HIGHER SNOWFALL
  AMOUNTS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS EASTERN ERIE AND CRAWFORD COUNTIES
  WHERE ACCUMULATIONS MAY APPROACH 2 FEET. THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS
  WILL OCCUR SOUTHEAST OF A LINE FROM EDINBORO TO WATTSBURG WHERE
  SQUALLS ARE MOST PERSISTENT.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES THROUGH THE EVENING. SNOW
  SHOWERS AND SQUALLS WILL CONTINUE AT TIMES ON FRIDAY INTO
  SATURDAY.

* IMPACTS...LAKE EFFECT SNOW AND SNOW SQUALLS WILL LEAD TO
  SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATIONS OF SNOW AND VERY POOR VISIBILITIES
  AT TIMES. HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING IS ISSUED WHEN HEAVY LAKE EFFECT SNOW
IS EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. DURING LAKE EFFECT SNOW...THE WEATHER
CAN VARY FROM BANDS OF LOCALLY HEAVY SNOW TO DRY WEATHER JUST A
FEW MILES AWAY. VISIBILITIES CAN VARY GREATLY AND CAN DROP TO
NEAR ZERO IN THE HEAVIER LAKE EFFECT SNOW BANDS. IF YOU WILL BE
TRAVELING IN THE WARNED AREA BE PREPARED FOR RAPID CHANGES IN
WEATHER...VISIBILITY AND ROAD CONDITIONS. LOCAL TRAVEL
RESTRICTIONS MAY BE IN EFFECT.

&&

$$

OHZ011-090615-
/O.EXT.KCLE.LE.Y.0009.161208T2206Z-161210T1500Z/
CUYAHOGA-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...CLEVELAND
506 PM EST THU DEC 8 2016

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST
SATURDAY...

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL AVERAGE 4 TO 8 INCHES
  BY FRIDAY NIGHT. THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS ARE LIKELY IN THE EASTERN
  SUBURBS. IF SNOW SQUALLS BECOME PERSISTENT... THE ADVISORY MAY
  NEED TO BE UPGRADED TO A WARNING.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL INCREASE IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY THIS
  EVENING WITH SNOW SHOWERS CONTINUING FRIDAY INTO FRIDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...LAKE EFFECT SNOW AND SNOW SQUALLS WILL LEAD TO
  SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATIONS OF SNOW AND VERY POOR VISIBILITIES
  AT TIMES. HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE 20S.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN LAKE-EFFECT SNOW IS
FORECAST THAT MAY MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT IN SOME AREAS. DURING
LAKE EFFECT SNOW... THE WEATHER CAN VARY FROM BANDS OF LOCALLY
HEAVY SNOW TO DRY WEATHER JUST A FEW MILES AWAY. VISIBILITIES CAN
VARY GREATLY. IF YOU WILL BE TRAVELING IN THE ADVISORY AREA BE
PREPARED FOR RAPID CHANGES IN WEATHER...VISIBILITY AND ROAD
CONDITIONS.

&&

$$



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