Snow beginning to turn to rain; expected to turn back to snow tonight

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Posted at 9:36 AM, Jan 24, 2023
and last updated 2023-01-25 15:54:33-05

CLEVELAND — The winter storm dumped several inches of snow on parts of Northeast Ohio Wednesday morning, and snow is now beginning to turn to rain as temperatures rise later this morning.

The rain is expected to turn back to snow this evening and into Thursday morning.

Watches, Warnings and Alerts

A Level 1 snow emergency has been declared in Lorain County until further notice. Motorists are urged to drive with extreme care.

A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for the following counties from 11 p.m. until Friday at 7 a.m.:

  • Cuyahoga
  • Ashtabula
  • Lake
  • Geauga

View our traffic map for the latest backups, delays and road closures.

Winter Weather Advisory with snow totals ranging from 2" to 4" by noon Wednesday. There will be even more snow overnight Wednesday into Thursday.


Snow starts before sunrise Wednesday covering roads with snow for the AM Commute. Plan on a gradual transition from snow to rain late morning through midday as temps warm into the upper 30s. Scattered heavy rain continues through the afternoon into the evening before temps drop and snow takes back over. Snow will again impact the Thursday morning commute.


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Strong area of low pressure pulling TONS of moisture out of the gulf and pushing it toward the Great Lakes. That moisture mixing with cold artic air will produce intense snowfall along with strong winds gusting over 30mph at times.

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