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WWUS41 KCLE 180907  
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH  
407 AM EST FRI JAN 18 2019  
 
...A WINTER STORM WILL IMPACT NORTHERN OHIO AND NORTHWEST  
PENNSYLVANIA OVER THE WEEKEND...  
 
.LOW PRESSURE WILL TRACK FROM THE SOUTHERN PLAINS THROUGH THE  
LOWER OHIO VALLEY ON SATURDAY BRINGING A SWATH OF HEAVY SNOW TO  
PORTIONS OF NORTHERN OHIO AND NORTHWEST PENNSYLVANIA. SNOW WILL BE  
HEAVY AT TIMES SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. THIS SYSTEM WILL  
QUICKLY DEPART TO THE EAST COAST BY SUNDAY AND WILL BE FOLLOWED BY  
LAKE EFFECT SNOW LATER SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT ACROSS THE SNOW  
BELT.  
 
IN ADDITION TO THE POTENTIAL FOR HEAVY SNOW, NORTHEAST WINDS WILL  
GUST TO BETWEEN 30 AND 40 MPH WITH THE STRONGEST WINDS ACROSS  
NORTHWEST OHIO AND NEAR LAKE ERIE. BLOWING AND DRIFTING OF SNOW  
IS EXPECTED BY SATURDAY NIGHT. MUCH COLDER AIR WILL ARRIVE BEHIND  
THIS SYSTEM ON SUNDAY WITH WIND CHILL VALUES FALLING TO BETWEEN  
ZERO AND 15 BELOW ON SUNDAY NIGHT.  
 
OHZ009>014-019>023-029>031-089-PAZ001>003-181715-  
/O.CON.KCLE.WS.A.0001.190119T0900Z-190121T0900Z/  
ERIE-LORAIN-CUYAHOGA-LAKE-GEAUGA-ASHTABULA INLAND-HURON-MEDINA-  
SUMMIT-PORTAGE-TRUMBULL-RICHLAND-ASHLAND-WAYNE-  
ASHTABULA LAKESHORE-NORTHERN ERIE-SOUTHERN ERIE-CRAWFORD-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF SANDUSKY, LORAIN, CLEVELAND, MENTOR,  
CHARDON, JEFFERSON, NORWALK, MEDINA, AKRON, RAVENNA, WARREN,  
MANSFIELD, ASHLAND, WOOSTER, ASHTABULA, ERIE, EDINBORO,  
AND MEADVILLE  
407 AM EST FRI JAN 18 2019  
 
...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH  
LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...  
 
* WHAT...HEAVY SNOW POSSIBLE. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 6 TO 10  
INCHES POSSIBLE THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING. ADDITIONAL LIGHT TO  
MODERATE LAKE EFFECT SNOW POSSIBLE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND NIGHT.  
NORTH WINDS COULD GUST AS HIGH AS 30 TO 40 MPH AND WILL BE  
HIGHEST NEAR LAKE ERIE SATURDAY NIGHT.  
 
* WHERE...PORTIONS OF NORTHWEST PENNSYLVANIA AND NORTH CENTRAL  
AND NORTHEAST OHIO.  
 
* WHEN...FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT. THE HEAVIEST  
SNOW WILL OCCUR FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON INTO SATURDAY NIGHT.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...TRAVEL COULD BE VERY DIFFICULT. EXPECT WET  
SURFACES TO FREEZE SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT AS TEMPERATURES  
PLUNGE INTO THE SINGLE DIGITS. WIND CHILLS OF ZERO TO 10 BELOW  
ARE EXPECTED SUNDAY NIGHT AND COULD RESULT IN HYPOTHERMIA IF  
PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT  
SNOW, SLEET OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL. CONTINUE  
TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.  
 

 
 

 
 
OHZ028-032-033-036>038-047-181715-  
/O.CON.KCLE.WS.A.0001.190119T0900Z-190120T1300Z/  
CRAWFORD-STARK-MAHONING-MARION-MORROW-HOLMES-KNOX-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF BUCYRUS, CANTON, YOUNGSTOWN, MARION,  
MOUNT GILEAD, MILLERSBURG, AND MOUNT VERNON  
407 AM EST FRI JAN 18 2019  
 
...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH  
SUNDAY MORNING...  
 
* WHAT...HEAVY SNOW POSSIBLE. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 6 TO 12  
INCHES POSSIBLE, WITH THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS EAST OF INTERSTATE 71.  
NORTH WINDS COULD GUST AS HIGH AS 30 TO 40 MPH.  
 
* WHERE...HOLMES, STARK, MAHONING, MORROW, MARION, CRAWFORD AND  
KNOX COUNTIES.  
 
* WHEN...FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING. THE HEAVIEST  
SNOW IS EXPECTED SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...TRAVEL COULD BE VERY DIFFICULT. EXPECT WET  
SURFACES TO FREEZE SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT AS TEMPERATURES  
PLUNGE INTO THE SINGLE DIGITS. VERY COLD WIND CHILLS OF 5 TO 15  
BELOW ARE EXPECTED SUNDAY NIGHT AND COULD RESULT IN HYPOTHERMIA  
IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT  
SNOW, SLEET OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL. CONTINUE  
TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.  
 

 
 

 
 
OHZ003-006>008-017-018-027-181715-  
/O.CON.KCLE.WS.A.0001.190119T0900Z-190120T0500Z/  
LUCAS-WOOD-OTTAWA-SANDUSKY-HANCOCK-SENECA-WYANDOT-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF TOLEDO, BOWLING GREEN, PORT CLINTON,  
FREMONT, FINDLAY, TIFFIN, AND UPPER SANDUSKY  
407 AM EST FRI JAN 18 2019  
 
...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH  
SATURDAY EVENING...  
 
* WHAT...HEAVY SNOW POSSIBLE. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 7  
INCHES POSSIBLE. NORTHEAST WINDS COULD GUST AS HIGH AS 35 TO 45  
MPH SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND NIGHT.  
 
* WHERE...HANCOCK, SENECA, SANDUSKY, LUCAS, OTTAWA, WOOD AND  
WYANDOT COUNTIES.  
 
* WHEN...FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING. THE HEAVIEST  
SNOW IS EXPECTED DURING THE DAY ON SATURDAY  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...PLAN ON SLIPPERY ROAD CONDITIONS WITH  
BLOWING AND DRIFTING OF SNOW DEVELOPING. EXPECT WET SURFACES TO  
FREEZE SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT AS TEMPERATURES PLUNGE INTO THE  
SINGLE DIGITS. VERY COLD WIND CHILLS OF 5 TO 15 BELOW ARE  
EXPECTED SUNDAY NIGHT AND COULD RESULT IN HYPOTHERMIA IF  
PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT  
SNOW, SLEET OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL. CONTINUE  
TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.  
 

 
 

 
 
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