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Winter Storm Warning extended for multiple Northeast Ohio counties

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Posted at 8:23 AM, Jan 16, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-17 09:10:03-05

LAKE COUNTY, Ohio — Multiple counties are either under a Winter Storm Warning or Winter Weather Advisory on Monday after an overnight winter storm brought more than a foot of snow in some places.

The National Weather Service has extended the Winter Storm Warning until 1 p.m. Monday for Lorain, Holmes, Stark, Medina, Summit, Portage and Wayne counties.

The NWS said additional snow accumulation of 1 to 4 inches is expected, bringing total accumulations to 7 to 14 inches.

The highest amounts will be east of I-77. Northwest winds gusting as high as 30 mph will lead to blowing and drifting of snow.

While the snow should taper off through early afternoon, the impacts from blowing and drifting snow will continue to impact motorists and road conditions.

A Winter Storm Warning has been issued for Lake County from 7 p.m. Sunday until 1 a.m. on Tuesday.

A total of seven to nine inches of snow was expected in this area by Monday morning.

The heaviest snowfall will happen from 10 p.m. on Sunday until 10 a.m. on Monday.

If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.

A Winter Storm Warning has been issued for Cuyahoga County from 7 p.m. Sunday until 4 p.m. Monday.

A total of five to eight inches of snow was originally expected in this area.

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