Severe Weather Alert

Forecast Outlook
Snow showers arriving right on schedule this morning (6am). A streamline band from SW to NE will reach our far western counties first, then begin to sweep in to the Toledo and surrounding areas later this morning (by 10am).

The forecast has been steadfast for at least the past 3 days with the entire StormTrack Weather team confident that this will bring us 6-10’’ of accumulation. Over the course of 3-4 hours this afternoon, we will accumulate more than half of those totals alone! From 2-5pm, snowfall rates could be as high as 1-2’’ per hour, making low visibility and road conditions a major concern.

Travel later tonight may be all but impossible. ODOT crews will not be able to keep up with the rapid rate-of-snowfall. Anytime after dark, visibility will likely drop to ZERO.

Temps will also be dropping after dark. From the 20s and 30s today into the SUBZERO range overnight. Sunday into Monday– -5°. Monday’s high will stay below zero as well, with the biggest concern from Monday night into Tuesday with temps dropping nearly TWENTY DEGREES BELOW ZERO.

Winds round out this storm’s 1-2-punch. Ranging between 20-30mph after the band of snow showers passes, winds will drastically impact the wind chill, making temps feel more like 20-40 degrees BELOW ZERO.

TAKE CAUTION. THIS IS A DANGEROUS EVENT. Hypothermia and frostbite become very real threats when the temps drop this low.


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