By , Mount Vernon News
January 12, 2012, 4:23 pm

Snow will develop overnight as an upper level disturbance moves across the eastern Great Lakes. Snow will taper off Friday afternoon…but then lake effect snow bands will develop over Lake Erie and push inland. Lake effect snow is expected to continue across the snowbelt until early Sunday. Some locations could see in excess of a foot of snow where snow bands persist. ..Winter weather advisory in effect from midnight tonight to 3 pm Friday…

The National Weather Service in Cleveland has issued a winter weather advisory for snow and blowing snow…which is in effect from midnight tonight to 3 pm est Friday.

  • Accumulations….2 to 4 inches tonight with an additional 1 to 3 inches possible friday.

  • Timing…tonight

  • Winds…southwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

  • Impacts…strong winds will cause considerable blowing and drifting of snow. near white out conditions will be possible at times making travel treacherous.

  • Temperatures…will dip into the mid 20s with wind chills in the single digits.

precautionary/preparedness actions

If you must travel in this area use extreme caution and allow extra travel time. stay tuned to NOAA weather radio for further details or updates.

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