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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE 
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH 
159 PM EST WED DEC 14 2016 

.AN ARCTIC COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SOUTH ACROSS THE AREA TONIGHT 
BRINGING THE COLDEST AIR OF THE SEASON THUS FAR. WESTERLY WINDS 
ACROSS LAKE ERIE WILL CAUSE LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS TO DEVELOP 
OVER THE LAKE...SHIFTING ONSHORE TONIGHT. LAKE EFFECT SNOW WILL 
CONTINUE ON THURSDAY AS WINDS SHIFT AROUND OUT OF THE NORTHWEST. 
SNOW WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES AND WILL COMBINE WITH STRONG SURFACE 
WINDS TO CAUSE CONSIDERABLE BLOWING AND DRIFTING OF SNOW. SNOWFALL 
RATES COULD APPROACH 2 INCHES PER HOUR WITH THE HEAVIER BANDS. THE 
INTERSTATE 90 CORRIDOR EAST OF CLEVELAND WILL BE IMPACTED BY THE 
SNOW BANDS. WIND CHILL VALUES WILL ALSO DROP BELOW ZERO LATE 
TONIGHT AND REMAIN BELOW ZERO INTO FRIDAY. 
...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 10 AM 
EST FRIDAY... 

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CLEVELAND HAS ISSUED A WIND CHILL 
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 10 AM 
EST FRIDAY. 

* WIND CHILL VALUES...10 TO 15 DEGREES BELOW ZERO...ESPECIALLY 
LATE TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING AND AGAIN THURSDAY NIGHT. 

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... 

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN VERY COLD AIR AND WINDS WILL 
COMBINE TO GENERATE LOW WIND CHILLS. THIS WILL RESULT IN FROST 
BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN. 

 

 

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