Winter weather warning

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning in effect from midnight tonight to 4 p.m. Friday. Snow
Sandusky Register Staff
May 24, 2010

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning in effect from midnight tonight to 4 p.m. Friday.

Snow will move northeast into the region this evening and then change to a mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain.

The wintry weather is expected to continue through Friday afternoon.

Temperatures at the surface are expected to slowly warm through the night, but remain below freezing.

The precipitation that falls after midnight will likely be in the form of freezing rain.

A quarter inch of accumulation can be expected overnight into Friday morning before possibly changing over to all rain for a brief period in the morning.

Snow and sleet accumulations of 1 to 3 inches can be expected through Friday.

The mixed precipitation is then expected to change back to snow during the late afternoon hours on Friday.

Precautionary/Preparedness actions

A winter storm warning is issued when severe winter weather is expected. Heavy snow and/or ice will cause hazardous driving conditions.

If you will be traveling in the warning area you should choose an alternative route if possible, or you should use extreme caution if travel is unavoidable.

Stay tuned to NOAA weather radio and TV stations for further details and updates.