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Cold temperatures moving in as snow moves out

Posted: 9:38 AM, Nov 12, 2019
Updated: 2019-11-13 05:18:16-05
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Winter Weather Advisories remain in effect for much of the area — widespread snow is tapering off Wednesday morning, but roads are slick and there will be squalls of lake effect snow throughout the day, leading to more accumulation on the lakefront.

Here is a map of current winter weather warnings, watches and advisories in our area:

Snow emergencies

Multiple Northeast Ohio counties have issued a snow emergency. Click here to find out if your county is under one.

The following counties are under a Winter Weather Advisory, effective Monday at 4 p.m. through Wednesday at 10 a.m.:

Cuyahoga, Lake, Geauga, Ashtabula

Latest Forecast

Lake Effect snow continues especially in the snowbelt for this evening and the early part of tonight before it starts to taper off. For spots where the clouds clear tonight temperatures are going to drop down into the teens. Drive safe and stay warm.

FORECAST HEADLINES:

  • A few lingering squalls along the lakeshore east of Cleveland this morning
  • Overnight lows by sunrise will set records in many spots
  • Staying cold into the weekend

DETAILED FORECAST:

Wednesday: Early Lake Effect East. Partly Sunny and Cold. | High: 30º | Wind: W/S 3-8 mph

Thursday: Mostly cloudy, a shower is possible. | High: 40º | Wind: W 5-10 mph

School Closures

You can find an updated list here.

Road Conditions

The roads were a mess Tuesday due to whiteout conditions and likely other weather-related problems.

Among the worst incidents were an 85-car pileup on State Route 8 in Summit County, a fatal crash on the Ohio Turnpike in Richfield, and a 50-car pile up near Youngstown.

Keep an eye on the Akron-Canton Airport Traffic Center here for a map and list of the latest incidents, slowdowns and more.

Make sure to follow these winter weather driving tips from AAA.

Photos

See photos of the snow from around Northeast Ohio here. Send your photos to newsdesk@wews.com, send them to us on Facebook or Twitter, or upload them from the form on this page.

Tuesday

Lake effect snow may still be heavy at times, which will continue into Wednesday morning.

Roads will be slick during the morning and evening commutes. Drivers should allow extra time.

Wednesday

Heavy lake effect snow squalls shutting down early Wednesday. Temperatures top off at 30 degrees on Wednesday.

RELATED: WINTER WEATHER GUIDE: Be winter-ready with the Power of 5 Weather team

How much did we get?

Here are snowfall totals from the National Weather Service, current as of Tuesday morning.

Temperatures

Temps will drop to the teens by Wednesday, with wind gusts at 25 mph, especially in areas closer to Lake Erie.

Speed limits

ODOT said speed limits on Interstate 90 in Lake County will change during the snow. Click here to find out what the speed limit is.

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