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Winter Storm Warning

February 4, 2014

Winter Storm Warning

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON OH
1046 AM EST TUE FEB 4 2014

…WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 10 AM EST WEDNESDAY…

* HAZARD TYPES…HEAVY SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATIONS ALONG WITH SOME ICE ACCUMULATIONS.

* ACCUMULATIONS…SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATIONS OF 6 TO 10 INCHES ARE EXPECTED…ALONG WITH UP TO A TENTH INCH OF ICE ACCUMULATION.

* TIMING…SNOW WILL OVERSPREAD THE REGION LATE THIS AFTERNOON INTO THIS EVENING. THE SNOW WILL BECOME HEAVY AT TIMES THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. ENOUGH WARMER AIR ALOFT WILL ALLOW FOR A MIX OF SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN…ESPECIALLY FOR LOCATIONS NEAR AND SOUTH OF THE I-70 CORRIDOR. WINTRY PRECIPITATION WILL TAPER OFF BY WEDNESDAY MORNING…BUT GUSTY NORTH WINDS MAY RESULT IN AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW DURING THE DAY WEDNESDAY.

* IMPACTS…HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED DUE TO REDUCED VISIBILITIES…SNOW…SLEET AND ICE ACCUMULATIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

REMEMBER…A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW…SLEET…AND ICE ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. STRONG WINDS ARE ALSO POSSIBLE. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE. STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR YOUR FAVORITE SOURCE OF INFORMATION FOR THE LATEST UPDATES. ADDITIONAL DETAILS CAN ALSO BE FOUND AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/ILN AS WELL AS ON OUR FACEBOOK AND TWITTER PAGES.

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