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Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH
1117 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.

WARMER AIR WILL GET PULLED NORTH AHEAD OF THE APPROACHING LOW
PRESSURE SYSTEM ON SUNDAY AND MAY CAUSE SNOW TO MIX WITH FREEZING
RAIN OR SLEET...AND POSSIBLY CHANGE OVER TO RAIN ACROSS CENTRAL
OHIO. THE NORTHERN EXTENT OF THE MIXED PRECIPITATION WILL BE HARD
TO PIN DOWN BUT REACH AS FAR NORTH AS A LINE FROM MARION TO
AKRON TO YOUNGSTOWN. ONE TO TWO TENTHS OF AN INCH OF ICING IS
POSSIBLE IN THIS WHICH COULD LOWER SNOW ACCUMULATIONS.
PRECIPITATION WILL TRANSITION BACK TO SNOW ON SUNDAY NIGHT AND
TAPER OFF FROM WEST TO EAST ON MONDAY MORNING.

OHZ011>014-020-089-PAZ001>003-011230-
/O.CON.KCLE.WS.W.0001.150201T0900Z-150202T1700Z/
CUYAHOGA-LAKE-GEAUGA-ASHTABULA INLAND-MEDINA-ASHTABULA LAKESHORE-
NORTHERN ERIE-SOUTHERN ERIE-CRAWFORD PA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLEVELAND...MENTOR...CHARDON...
JEFFERSON...MEDINA...ASHTABULA...ERIE...EDINBORO...MEADVILLE
1117 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.

* 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.

&&

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH
453 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

OHZ011>014-020>023-031>033-038-089-PAZ001>003-011000-
CUYAHOGA-LAKE-GEAUGA-ASHTABULA INLAND-MEDINA-SUMMIT-PORTAGE-TRUMBULL-
WAYNE-STARK-MAHONING-HOLMES-ASHTABULA LAKESHORE-NORTHERN ERIE-
SOUTHERN ERIE-CRAWFORD PA-
453 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY
MORNING...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHEAST OHIO AND NORTHWEST
PENNSYLVANIA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   WINTER STORM WATCH.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   WINTER STORM WATCH.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$



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