Lake Effect Snow Warning Ashtabula OH Erie PA Crawford PA

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH
927 PM EST FRI NOV 22 2013

…LAKE EFFECT SNOW IS EXPECTED ACROSS PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST OHIO
AND NORTHWEST PENNSYLVANIA…

.AN ARCTIC COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE AREA FROM LATE MORNING
THROUGH THE EARLY AFTERNOON SATURDAY. LAKE EFFECT SNOW WILL THEN
BEGIN TO DEVELOP SATURDAY AFTERNOON ACROSS THE AREA AS THE COLD
AIR FILLS IN ACROSS THE AREA. SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
SUNDAY…TAPERING SUNDAY EVENING AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN.
HEAVIEST AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED IN THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF
NORTHWEST PENNSYLVANIA WHERE A CONNECTION TO LAKE HURON MOISTURE
IS ALSO POSSIBLE.

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ASHTABULA INLAND-ASHTABULA LAKESHORE-NORTHERN ERIE-SOUTHERN ERIE-
CRAWFORD PA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…JEFFERSON…ASHTABULA…ERIE…
EDINBORO…MEADVILLE
927 PM EST FRI NOV 22 2013

…LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON SATURDAY TO
MIDNIGHT EST SUNDAY NIGHT…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CLEVELAND HAS ISSUED A LAKE
EFFECT SNOW WARNING…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON SATURDAY TO
MIDNIGHT EST SUNDAY NIGHT. THE LAKE EFFECT SNOW WATCH IS NO
LONGER IN EFFECT.

* ACCUMULATIONS…TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS BY MIDNIGHT SUNDAY NIGHT FROM
6 INCHES TO AROUND A FOOT WITH HIGHEST ACCUMULATIONS LIKELY
ACROSS THE HIGHER TERRAIN OF INLAND NORTHWEST PENNSYLVANIA WHERE
A CONNECTION TO ADDITIONAL MOISTURE FROM LAKE HURON IS ALSO
POSSIBLE.

* TIMING…LAKE EFFECT SNOW WILL DEVELOP SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND
CONTINUE SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY BEFORE TAPERING SUNDAY
EVENING. THE SNOW WILL BECOME HEAVY AT TIMES SATURDAY NIGHT AND
EARLY SUNDAY.

* WINDS…NORTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH ON
SATURDAY NIGHT…DECREASING ON SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS…MOTORISTS SHOULD BE ALERT FOR RAPIDLY CHANGING
CONDITIONS THAT OCCUR WITHIN BANDS OF LAKE EFFECT SNOW. BLOWING
AND DRIFTING IS ALSO LIKELY.

* TEMPERATURES…WILL FALL TO THE NEAR 20 DEGREES SATURDAY NIGHT
AND AND HOLD NEARLY STEADY ON SUNDAY.

* VISIBILITIES…COULD BE BELOW A QUARTER OF A MILE AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

IN LAKE EFFECT SNOW THE WEATHER CAN VARY FROM LOCALLY HEAVY SNOW
IN NARROW BANDS TO CLEAR SKIES JUST A FEW MILES AWAY. IF YOU WILL
BE TRAVELING ACROSS THE REGION BE PREPARED FOR RAPID CHANGES IN
ROAD AND VISIBILITY CONDITIONS. STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO
FOR FURTHER DETAILS OR UPDATES.

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