Tuesday, March 11, 2014

In like a lion . . . with blizzard-like conditions.


Winter Storm Watch


URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH
407 AM EDT TUE MAR 11 2014

.LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE THROUGH THE LOWER OHIO VALLEY LATE TUESDAY
NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY. RAIN WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA AHEAD OF THE
LOW TUESDAY NIGHT. THE RAIN WILL CHANGE TO SNOW BY SUNRISE ACROSS
NORTHWEST OHIO AND SPREAD EASTWARD ON WEDNESDAY AS COLDER AIR
MOVES IN BEHIND THE LOW. A PERIOD OF FREEZING RAIN IS ALSO
POSSIBLE BEFORE CHANGING TO ALL SNOW. BASED ON THE CURRENT TRACK
OF THE STORM...SNOWFALL SHOULD BE HIGHEST ACROSS NORTHERN OHIO
INTO NORTHWEST PENNSYLVANIA WITH DECREASING AMOUNTS FURTHER SOUTH.
A GLAZE OF ICE HOWEVER WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE.

MEDINA-SUMMIT-PORTAGE-TRUMBULL-RICHLAND-ASHLAND-WAYNE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MEDINA...AKRON...RAVENNA...WARREN...
MANSFIELD...ASHLAND...WOOSTER
407 AM EDT TUE MAR 11 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING
THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

* ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 6 INCHES OF SNOW ALONG WITH A GLAZE OF ICE.

* TIMING...RAIN WILL OCCUR MUCH OF TUESDAY NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY
  MORNING. THE RAIN WILL CHANGE TO SNOW BY LATE MORNING AND
  CONTINUE THROUGH THE AFTERNOON. AS THE RAIN TRANSITIONS TO SNOW
  THERE COULD BE A PERIOD OF FREEZING RAIN. THE HEAVIEST SNOW
  SHOULD OCCUR WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON INTO THE EVENING COMMUTE. THE
  SNOW WILL SLOWLY TAPER OFF OVERNIGHT BUT THERE MAY BE SOME LAKE
  EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS THAT PERSIST INTO THURSDAY MORNING.

* WINDS...NORTH 15 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH POSSIBLE.

* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW ALONG WITH A GLAZE OF ICE WILL
  SLOW TRAVEL ACROSS THE REGION AND MAKE ANY UNTREATED SURFACES
  SLICK.

Here we go again.  It could be way worse, but at mid-March, I've been clearing beds and planting snap peas.  There is none of that right now.  :(

I don't know why blogger doesn't like the NWS report, so I apologize for the splits in words.  I tried to fix it and I give up.

4 comments:

ChupieandJ'smama (Janeen) said...

I don't know how much more I can take.

I'm moving south. Come with me :)

Rach said...

:sigh:

I'm SO SO SO SO sorry. :o(

Rach said...

You and Janeen wanna come for a visit? I promise we don't have snow. We might be sitting around 40 come Thursday, but we'll have sunshine. ;o)

Heidi Castro said...

:/ Our weather is yo-yo'ing right now. It actuallygot up to 80 yesterday and snow again tomorrow! ARGGGGG!!