Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Cleveland, OH

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH
1007 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...BITTERLY COLD AIR AND LAKE EFFECT SNOW IS EXPECTED...

.AN ARCTIC COLD FRONT WILL DROP ACROSS THE REGION LATER TODAY.
BEHIND THE FRONT...WINDS WILL TURN NORTHWEST AND BECOME GUSTY AS
TEMPERATURES BEGIN TO FALL. LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS WILL QUICKLY
DEVELOP LATE TODAY AND CONTINUE THROUGH SATURDAY AS THE COLD AIR
MOVES OVER THE WARMER WATERS OF LAKE ERIE. MOISTURE FROM LAKE
HURON COULD ALSO ENHANCE THE SNOW SHOWERS AND LEAD TO SOME INTENSE
BANDS OF SNOW TONIGHT. INTERSTATES 90 AND 79 WILL LIKELY BE
IMPACTED BY SNOW SQUALLS. IN ADDITION DANGEROUS WIND CHILLS WILL
OCCUR TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING.

OHZ014-089-PAZ001>003-122315-
/O.EXA.KCLE.WC.Y.0004.160213T0300Z-160214T1500Z/
/O.CON.KCLE.LE.W.0007.160212T2100Z-160214T0300Z/
ASHTABULA INLAND-ASHTABULA LAKESHORE-NORTHERN ERIE-SOUTHERN ERIE-
CRAWFORD PA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...JEFFERSON...ASHTABULA...ERIE...
EDINBORO...MEADVILLE
1007 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 10 PM EST SATURDAY...
...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 10 AM
EST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CLEVELAND HAS ISSUED A WIND CHILL
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 10 AM
EST SUNDAY.

* ACCUMULATIONS...AN INCH OR TWO OF SNOW IS POSSIBLE BY EARLY
  EVENING WITH AN ADDITIONAL 6 TO 8 INCHES OF SNOW TONIGHT WHERE
  THE STRONGER BANDS SET UP. THERE WILL BE A LOT OF VARIABILITY IN
  SNOWFALL AMOUNTS. AN ADDITIONAL 3 TO 6 INCHES IS POSSIBLE ON
  SATURDAY. A FEW LOCATIONS COULD SEE A TOTAL OF 18 INCHES OR
  MORE OF SNOW BY SATURDAY EVENING.

* TIMING...A BURST OF SNOW WILL ACCOMPANY THE PASSAGE OF A COLD
  FRONT LATE THIS AFTERNOON. LAKE EFFECT SNOW BANDS WILL DEVELOP
  BEHIND THE FRONT AND BE HEAVY AT TIMES TONIGHT. THE SNOW WILL
  CONTINUE INTO SATURDAY BEFORE GRADUALLY DIMINISHING SATURDAY
  NIGHT.

* WIND CHILL...WIND CHILLS WILL DIP BELOW MINUS 10 THIS EVENING
  AND COULD GET AS LOW AS MINUS 20 AT TIMES LATE TONIGHT.
  DANGEROUS WIND CHILLS WILL REMAIN IN THE AREA THROUGH SUNDAY
  MORNING.

* IMPACTS...SNOW COVERED ROADS AND REDUCED VISIBILITY DURING
  HEAVIER SNOW SHOWERS AND SQUALLS. DANGEROUS WIND CHILLS CAN
  RESULT IN FROSTBITE OR HYPOTHERMIA IN JUST A FEW MINUTES. FRIGID
  TEMPERATURES COULD FREEZE WATER PIPES.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...LOWS TONIGHT FROM 5 ABOVE TO 5 BELOW WITH HIGHS
  SATURDAY FROM 10 TO 15 DEGREES. LOWS SATURDAY NIGHT COULD BE
  AS COLD AS MINUS 10 AT TRADITIONAL COLD SPOTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...A WIND CHILL ADVISORY IS
ISSUED WHEN STRONG WIND WILL COMBINE WITH COLD TEMPERATURES TO
CREATE DANGEROUSLY COLD CONDITIONS FOR EXPOSED SKIN. THE WIND
WILL MAKE IT FEEL LIKE IT IS 10 DEGREES BELOW ZERO OR COLDER FOR
A PERIOD OF SEVERAL HOURS. IF YOU WILL BE OUTDOORS USE COMMON
SENSE AND DRESS WARMLY...MAKING SURE THAT ALL EXPOSED SKIN IS
COVERED. STAY TUNED TO WEATHER RADIO FOR FURTHER DETAILS OR
UPDATES.

&&

$$

OHZ003-006>013-017>023-027>033-036>038-047-122315-
/O.CON.KCLE.WC.Y.0004.160213T0300Z-160214T1500Z/
LUCAS-WOOD-OTTAWA-SANDUSKY-ERIE OH-LORAIN-CUYAHOGA-LAKE-GEAUGA-
HANCOCK-SENECA-HURON-MEDINA-SUMMIT-PORTAGE-TRUMBULL-WYANDOT-
CRAWFORD-RICHLAND-ASHLAND-WAYNE-STARK-MAHONING-MARION-MORROW-
HOLMES-KNOX-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TOLEDO...BOWLING GREEN...PORT CLINTON...
FREMONT...SANDUSKY...LORAIN...CLEVELAND...MENTOR...CHARDON...
FINDLAY...TIFFIN...NORWALK...MEDINA...AKRON...RAVENNA...WARREN...
UPPER SANDUSKY...CAREY...BUCYRUS...MANSFIELD...ASHLAND...
WOOSTER...CANTON...YOUNGSTOWN...MARION...MOUNT GILEAD...
MILLERSBURG...MOUNT VERNON
1007 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING
TO 10 AM EST SUNDAY...

* WIND CHILL...WIND CHILLS WILL DIP BELOW MINUS 10 THIS EVENING
  AND COULD GET AS LOW AS MINUS 15 AT TIMES TONIGHT. WIND CHILLS
  MAY BRIEFLY CLIMB ABOVE MINUS 10 ON SATURDAY BUT WILL FALL BACK
  BELOW MINUS 10 SATURDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...DANGEROUS WIND CHILLS CAN RESULT IN FROSTBITE OR
  HYPOTHERMIA IN JUST A FEW MINUTES. FRIGID TEMPERATURES COULD
  FREEZE WATER PIPES.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...LOWS TONIGHT FROM 5 ABOVE TO 5 BELOW WITH HIGHS
  SATURDAY FROM 10 TO 15 DEGREES. LOWS SATURDAY NIGHT COULD BE
  AS COLD AS MINUS 10 AT TRADITIONAL COLD SPOTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...A WIND CHILL ADVISORY IS
ISSUED WHEN STRONG WIND WILL COMBINE WITH COLD TEMPERATURES TO
CREATE DANGEROUSLY COLD CONDITIONS FOR EXPOSED SKIN. THE WIND
WILL MAKE IT FEEL LIKE IT IS 10 DEGREES BELOW ZERO OR COLDER FOR
A PERIOD OF SEVERAL HOURS. IF YOU WILL BE OUTDOORS USE COMMON
SENSE AND DRESS WARMLY...MAKING SURE THAT ALL EXPOSED SKIN IS
COVERED. STAY TUNED TO WEATHER RADIO FOR FURTHER DETAILS OR
UPDATES.

&&

$$



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