Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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WWUS41 KCLE 010036
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH
736 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

...A WINTER STORM WILL BRING HEAVY SNOW AND A WINTRY MIX FROM
SUNDAY INTO EARLY MONDAY...

.LOW PRESSURE WILL TRACK OUT OF THE SOUTHERN PLAIN ON SUNDAY AND
INTENSIFY AS IT MERGES WITH A SYSTEM MOVING SOUTHEAST OUT OF
CANADA. SNOW WILL START IN NORTHWEST OHIO AFTER MIDNIGHT AND SPREAD
INTO NORTHWEST PENNSYLVANIA BY DAYBREAK SUNDAY. SNOW WILL BECOME HEAVY
AT TIMES ON SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE INTO SUNDAY NIGHT AS THE
LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM TRACKS NORTHEAST THROUGH THE OHIO VALLEY. HEAVY
SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF UP TO A FOOT ARE POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY
ACROSS NORTHWEST OHIO. NORTHEAST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 15 TO 25
MPH ON SUNDAY NIGHT WITH SOME BLOWING AND DRIFTING OF SNOW
POSSIBLE...MAINLY IN NORTHWEST OHIO AND ALONG THE LAKESHORE.

ENOUGH WARM AIR MAY GET PULLED INTO THE SYSTEM ACROSS CENTRAL OHIO
TO CAUSE SNOW TO MIX WITH FREEZING RAIN OR SLEET. SOME UNCERTAINTY
REMAINS WITH HOW FAR NORTH THE MIXED PRECIPITATION WILL SPREAD ON
SUNDAY EVENING...BUT COULD REACH AS FAR NORTH AS A LINE FROM
MARION TO MANSFIELD TO YOUNGSTOWN. MINOR ICING IS POSSIBLE IN
THIS AREA WHICH COULD ALSO REDUCE SNOW ACCUMULATIONS. PRECIPITATION
WILL TRANSITION BACK TO SNOW ON SUNDAY NIGHT AND TAPER OFF FROM
WEST TO EAST ON MONDAY MORNING.


OHZ003-006>010-017>019-027>030-036-037-047-010845-
/O.CON.KCLE.WS.W.0001.150201T0600Z-150202T1700Z/
LUCAS-WOOD-OTTAWA-SANDUSKY-ERIE OH-LORAIN-HANCOCK-SENECA-HURON-
WYANDOT-CRAWFORD-RICHLAND-ASHLAND-MARION-MORROW-KNOX-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TOLEDO...BOWLING GREEN...PORT CLINTON...
FREMONT...SANDUSKY...LORAIN...FINDLAY...TIFFIN...NORWALK...
UPPER SANDUSKY...CAREY...BUCYRUS...MANSFIELD...ASHLAND...MARION...
MOUNT GILEAD...MOUNT VERNON
736 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM SUNDAY TO
NOON EST MONDAY...

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...GENERALLY 8 TO 12 INCHES...WITH THE HIGHEST
  ACCUMULATIONS IN NORTHWEST OHIO.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...LIGHT ICING AS FAR NORTH AS A MARION TO
  ASHLAND LINE AS SNOW MIXES WITH FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET ON
  SUNDAY EVENING.

* SNOW BEGINNING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP AFTER MIDNIGHT.

* PERIOD OF MOST INTENSE SNOW...THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL OCCUR FROM SUNDAY
  AFTERNOON THROUGH THROUGH MIDNIGHT.

* SNOW ENDING...MONDAY MORNING.

* WINDS...WILL BE STRONGEST ACROSS NORTHERN OHIO. NORTHEAST WINDS
  WILL INCREASE TO 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH ON SUNDAY
  NIGHT WITH SIGNIFICANT BLOWING DRIFTING AND BLOWING SNOW ACROSS
  NORTHERN OHIO.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED DUE TO
  SIGNIFICANT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS AND GREATLY REDUCED
  VISIBILITIES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IF YOU WILL BE TRAVELING IN THE WARNING AREA YOU SHOULD USE
EXTREME CAUTION IF TRAVEL IS UNAVOIDABLE. STAY TUNED TO NOAA
WEATHER RADIO FOR FURTHER DETAILS OR UPDATES.

&&

$$

OHZ011>014-020>023-031>033-038-089-PAZ001>003-010845-
/O.CON.KCLE.WS.W.0001.150201T0900Z-150202T1700Z/
CUYAHOGA-LAKE-GEAUGA-ASHTABULA INLAND-MEDINA-SUMMIT-PORTAGE-
TRUMBULL-WAYNE-STARK-MAHONING-HOLMES-ASHTABULA LAKESHORE-
NORTHERN ERIE-SOUTHERN ERIE-CRAWFORD PA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLEVELAND...MENTOR...CHARDON...
JEFFERSON...MEDINA...AKRON...RAVENNA...WARREN...WOOSTER...
CANTON...YOUNGSTOWN...MILLERSBURG...ASHTABULA...ERIE...EDINBORO...
MEADVILLE
736 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM SUNDAY TO
NOON EST MONDAY...

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...8 TO 12 INCHES. THE HIGHER ACCUMULATIONS
  ARE EXPECTED TO BE ACROSS NORTHERN OHIO AND NORTHWEST
  PENNSYLVANIA.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...LIGHT ICING AS FAR NORTH AS A ASHLAND TO
  YOUNGSTOWN LINE AS SNOW MIXES WITH FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET ON
  SUNDAY EVENING.

* SNOW BEGINNING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.

* PERIOD OF MOST INTENSE SNOW...THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL FALL
  LATE SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH 4 AM MONDAY.

* SNOW ENDING...MONDAY MORNING.

* WINDS...THE STRONGEST WINDS WILL BE IN THE NORTH...WITH
  NORTHEAST WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35
  MPH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY MORNING. THIS WILL CONTRIBUTE
  TO BLOWING AND DRIFTING OF SNOW.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED DUE TO
  HEAVY SNOW ACCUMULATIONS AND REDUCED VISIBILITIES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IF YOU WILL BE TRAVELING IN THE WARNING AREA YOU SHOULD USE
EXTREME CAUTION IF TRAVEL IS UNAVOIDABLE. STAY TUNED TO NOAA
WEATHER RADIO FOR FURTHER DETAILS OR UPDATES.

&&

$$







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