Winter storm warning for heavy snow in effect from 8 p.m. Tuesday to 4 p.m. Wednesday

The National Weather Service in Cleveland has issued a winter storm warning in effect from 8 p.m. Tuesday to 4 p.m. Wednesday. The w
Sandusky Register Staff
May 24, 2010

The National Weather Service in Cleveland has issued a winter storm warning in effect from 8 p.m. Tuesday to 4 p.m. Wednesday. The winter advisory is no longer in effect.

Low pressure moving northeast up the upper Ohio Valley will spread heavy snow over the area this evening through midday Wednesday.

Heavy snow wil spread across northwest Ohio this evening and last through early Wednesday afternoon as low pressure moves through the Ohio Valley.

Snow will increase this evening and will continue the the overnight hours. Snow will be heavy at times, especially around daybreak Wednesday.

By the time the snow tapers off Wednesday afternoon, most of the region should see 6 to 8 inches of new snow accumulation. Some blowing and drifting of snow will be possible Wednesday afternoon as winds increase out of the northwest.

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.

For up-to-the-minute local weather information, go to the sanduskyregister.com Weather Station.