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If you want a White Christmas, most of us will have to keep dreaming as the chances are unlikely

Posted: 12:01 PM, Dec 24, 2018
Updated: 2018-12-24 17:01:00Z
Photo by Alex Farmer

CLEVELAND — If you're dreaming of a White Christmas, most of us will wake up from that dream on Tuesday without any snow in sight. Lake effect snow today gives parts of Northeast Ohio a slight chance at a White Christmas.

A White Christmas is defined as an inch of snow on the ground on Christmas morning. Mild temperatures and minimal snowfall hurts the chances that for most of Northeast Ohio but a few of you still have a chance.

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The area with the most snow on the ground is the area circled below in the snow belt and the area with the best chance to see a White Christmas. Some light accumulation from Lake effect snow will add to it early this afternoon.

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Snow chances will remain to our south Christmas day outside of a few flurries.

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Cleveland has had a White Christmas three of the last 6 years and 14 of the last 30 years.