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Multiple counties under Winter Weather and Wind Advisory through the weekend

Posted at 4:46 PM, Jan 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-19 11:00:46-05

The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory and a Winter Weather Advisory for several counties in Northeast Ohio that continue through the weekend.

The Winter Weather Advisory is in effect from 11 p.m. Saturday night to 4 a.m. Monday for the following counties:

  • Ashtabula
  • Geauga
  • Lake
  • Cuyahoga

Areas in the advisory are expected to receive between 3 to 5 inches of snow with strong wind gusts up to 40 mph. Motorists should plan accordingly as roads will be slippery and hazardous do to slick conditions and snow reducing visibility. The heaviest portion of snow is expected to fall on Sunday.

A Wind Advisory is currently in affect until 7 a.m. Sunday for the following counties:

  • Lorain
  • Ottawa
  • Erie
  • Sandusky

Cuyahoga County is under an advisory until 10 a.m.

According to the NWS, wind gusts could cause tree damage leading to power outages. The areas with the strongest winds are located along the lakeshore.

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Motorists, especially those driving taller vehicles, should exercise caution while driving in the affected areas.

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