Winter weather advisory in effect from 4 a.m. Tuesday to 1 a.m. Wednesday

A winter weather advisory in effect from 4 a.m. Tuesday to 1 a.m. Wednesday. Snow, winds and arctic air is on the way
Sandusky Register Staff
May 24, 2010

A winter weather advisory in effect from 4 a.m. Tuesday to 1 a.m. Wednesday.

Snow, winds and arctic air is on the way.

Low pressure and an arctic cold front moving throught late tonight and Tuesday will cause snow to spread west to east over the area late tonight.  A windchill advisory is in effect from 6 p.m. Tuesday to 6 a.m. Wednesday.

By the time the snow tapers to flurries later tonight most areas should see 2 to 3 inches of new accumulation.

Windy conditions will develop Tuesday causing areas of blowing snow which may reduce visibility to near zero at times as winds gust 35 to 40 mph.

The winds and falling temperatures will drive windchill readings down to about minus 10 degrees Tuesday night so plans should be made to limit time outdoors.

The blowing snow and windchill problems should lessen late Tuesday night as the winds diminish.

Precautionary/preparedness actions

A winter weather advisory is normally issued for a variety of winter weather condiditions such as light snow, blowing snow, sleet, freezing rain and wind chills.

While the weather will be significant, the word advisory implies that severe winter weather is not anticipated.

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