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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE 
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH 
351 AM EST FRI DEC 16 2016 

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WINDING DOWN AND WINTRY MIX ON THE WAY... 

.THE WINDS WILL SHIFT AWAY FROM LAKE ERIE FOR THE TIME BEING AS 
A STORM SYSTEM MOVES NORTHEAST THROUGH THE AREA TONIGHT THROUGH 
SATURDAY. THE LAKE EFFECT SNOW WILL COME TO AN END THIS MORNING 
AND LIGHT SNOW WILL BEGIN TO SPREAD INTO THE AREA LATE THIS 
AFTERNOON INTO TONIGHT. WARM AIR IN ADVANCE OF A LOW PRESSURE 
SYSTEM WILL CAUSE THE SNOW TO CHANGE OVER TO FREEZING RAIN AND 
THEN BECOME A MIX OF SNOW...SLEET...AND RAIN SATURDAY. ONCE THE 
STORM SYSTEM MOVES NORTHEAST OF THE AREA...A RETURN BACK TO SNOW 
WILL OCCUR AS COLDER AIR FOLLOWS THE STORM SYSTEM SATURDAY NIGHT 
INTO SUNDAY. 
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 
NOON EST SATURDAY... 
...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IS CANCELLED... 

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CLEVELAND HAS ISSUED A WINTER 
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN...WHICH IS IN 
EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO NOON EST SATURDAY. THE WIND CHILL 
ADVISORY HAS BEEN CANCELLED. 

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 4 TO 6 INCHES IS EXPECTED 
BEFORE THE SNOW BECOMES MIXED WITH SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN THIS 
EVENING. THEN...A TRACE OF ICE IS EXPECTED LATE TONIGHT. 

* TIMING...SNOW WILL SPREAD ACROSS THE AREA LATE THIS AFTERNOON 
AND TONIGHT AND WILL BECOME MIXED WITH SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN 
AFTER MIDNIGHT. 

* IMPACTS...UNTREATED SURFACES WILL BECOME DIFFICULT FOR TRAVEL 
AND WALKING DUE TO THE ICE ACCUMULATION. 

* WINDS...SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH. 

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE LOWER 20S. 

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... 

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN SNOW...SLEET...OR 
FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR 
SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE 
DRIVING. 

 

 

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