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Winter Storm Warning issued for more Northeast Ohio counties

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Posted at 6:28 AM, Feb 02, 2022

CLEVELAND — On Wednesday, The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for more counties in Northeast Ohio as a major winter storm arrives in our area.

Watches, Warnings and Advisories

The Winter Storm Warning is in effect for Ashland, Ashtabula, Geauga, Medina, Portage, Richland, Summit and Wayne counties beginning 10 p.m. Wednesday until 7 a.m. Friday.

Lake, Lorain, Cuyahoga, Erie and Huron counties are under a Winter Storm Warning beginning 7 p.m. Wednesday until 7 a.m. Friday.

Tuscarawas and Carroll counties are under a Winter Storm Warning beginning 1 a.m. Thursday until 10 a.m. Friday.

Winter Storm Watch remains in effect for Coshocton and Columbiana counties late tonight through early Friday.

Power Outages

Cleveland Public Power has reported some power outages on the city's near West Side. Crews are working to determine the cause of the outages and make repairs.

What to expect from the storm

Rain will transition to a mix and snow this afternoon Northwest near Sandusky, this evening for Cleveland and tonight for Akron and Canton.

Widespread snow totals of 8-12 inches will be a good bet north from Cleveland to Akron with lower snow totals south but higher chances for ice. The storm should wind down early Friday with snow ending but impacts lingering.

The heaviest snow is expected Wednesday through Thursday. Snowfall may exceed one inch per hour at times.

Travel is expected to be difficult with areas of blowing snow that could significantly reduce visibility.

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