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WATCH: Power of 5 meteorologist Trent Magill gives update on Winter Storm Warnings ahead of Christmas Day

Posted at 7:11 AM, Dec 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-24 08:06:52-05

CLEVELAND — The Winter Storm Watches are now Winter Storm Warnings for several parts of Northeast Ohio as the National Weather Service warns of heavy snow accumulations of 8 to 14 inches with higher amounts possible in some areas.

Power of 5 meteorologist Trent Magill gave an update on the storm at 7:30 a.m. Watch it in the media player below:

Winter Storm Warnings will be in effect from 1 p.m. Thursday until 7 a.m. Saturday in the following counties: Ashtabula, Cuyahoga, Geauga and Lake.

Widespread snow on Thursday will eventually transition to localized Lake Effect snow across the primary Snowbelt Friday morning, the NWS says. Additional periods of lake effect snow, which may be heavy at times, are expected into Saturday morning.

The heaviest snowfall is expected along and near the lakeshore, the NWS says.

RELATED: Winter Storm Warnings issued in Northeast Ohio with heavy snow expected Christmas Eve through Sat.

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