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Winter Weather Advisory and Wind Chill Warning

Story By: Rob Meisse

 

 

 
 
 
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  Original Published: 1/5/2014

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST MONDAY...
...WIND CHILL WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM NOON MONDAY TO 9 AM EST
WEDNESDAY...
...WINTER STORM WARNING IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CLEVELAND HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST
MONDAY. THE WINTER STORM WARNING HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOWFALL OVERNIGHT AND EARLY MONDAY MORNING WILL
  GENERALLY BE 2 TO 4 INCHES.

* TIMING...A MIXTURE OF RAIN AND SNOW WILL TURN TO ALL SNOW THIS
  EVENING AS COLDER AIR MOVES IN FROM THE WEST.

* WINDS...INCREASING TO 15 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND 35 MPH
  TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY. WINDS FROM THE NORTHWEST TONIGHT WILL
  BACK TO THE WEST AND SOUTHWEST MONDAY.

* VISIBILITIES...WILL DROP TO BELOW A MILE AT TIMES OVERNIGHT.

* IMPACTS...SNOW ACCUMULATION CAN MAKE ROADS SLICK...REQUIRING
  LOWER SPEEDS AND GREATER DISTANCES BETWEEN VEHICLES WHILE
  DRIVING. A FAST FREEZE OF RAIN WATER ON ROADS POSSIBLE WITH A
  RAPID TEMPERATURE DROP OVERNIGHT. BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW LATE
  TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY. IT MAY TAKE 10 MINUTES OR LESS TO GET
  FROSTBITE ON EXPOSED SKIN MONDAY INTO TUESDAY.

* TEMPERATURES...DROPPING TO BELOW ZERO ON MONDAY AND REMAINING
  NEAR OR BELOW ZERO INTO WEDNESDAY. MORNING LOWS IN THE TEENS
  BELOW ZERO TUESDAY MORNING.

* WIND CHILL READINGS...20 TO AS LOW AS 40 DEGREES BELOW ZERO AT
  TIMES ESPECIALLY MONDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND CHILL WARNING IS ISSUED WHEN A STRONG WIND WILL COMBINE
WITH COLD TEMPERATURES TO CREATE DANGEROUSLY COLD CONDITIONS FOR
EXPOSED SKIN. THE WIND WILL MAKE IT FEEL LIKE IT IS 25 DEGREES
BELOW ZERO OR COLDER FOR SEVERAL HOURS. THOSE PLANNING TO VENTURE
OUTDOORS SHOULD USE COMMON SENSE AND DRESS WARMLY.

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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