Level I Winter Road Advisory lifted for Erie County

Advisory lifted, motorists still urged to use caution.
Sandusky Register Staff
Dec 8, 2013

UPDATE: 8:50 a.m. — The level I advisory has been lifted.

UPDATE: 6:30 a.m. — Motorists are urged to use caution due to black ice conditions in some areas.

PREVIOUS STORY — Accuweather reports anywhere from a thin glaze of ice to a wintry mix between Toledo and Cleveland. 

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CLEVELAND HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR A WINTRY MIX...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST MONDAY.

* ACCUMULATIONS...A VERY THIN GLAZE OF ICE...LESS THAN ONE TENTH OF AN INCH. LITTLE OR NO SNOW ACCUMULATION EXCEPT AROUND AN INCH IN THE TOLEDO AREA.

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOW AND FLURRIES WILL CONTINUE OFF AND ON EARLY THIS EVENING. THE DEVELOPMENT OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN OR FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL OCCUR THIS EVENING. THE THREAT FOR LIGHT FREEZING RAIN OR FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT.

* WINDS...EAST AT 5 TO 10 MPH BECOMING SOUTH.

* IMPACTS...LIGHT ICE ACCUMULATION CAN MAKE ROADS SLICK... REQUIRING LOWER SPEEDS AND GREATER DISTANCES BETWEEN VEHICLES WHILE DRIVING.

* TEMPERATURES...TEMPERATURES WILL WARM A FEW DEGREES OVERNIGHT BUT ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN NEAR OR BELOW FREEZING.

* VISIBILITIES...VISIBILITIES MAY BE REDUCED IN LIGHT SNOW OR FOG TO AROUND 3 MILES.

* TIMING...THROUGH THE NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...SNOW ACCUMULATION CAN MAKE ROADS SLICK...REQUIRING LOWER SPEEDS AND GREATER DISTANCES BETWEEN VEHICLES WHILE DRIVING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NORMALLY ISSUED FOR A VARIETY OF WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS 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. STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO FOR FURTHER DETAILS OR UPDATES.

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