Be Advised: NWS Forecast May Prompt Change in Weekend Plans

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH 124 PM EST FRI JAN 24 2014

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST SATURDAY

WIND CHILLS BETWEEN -5 AND -15 FOR THIS AFTERNOON AND INTO TONIGHT.

ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL MOVE INTO NORTHWEST OHIO LATE THIS EVENING…THEN MOVE OVER THE ENTIRE FORECAST AREA OVERNIGHT.

SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH TODAY WITH GUSTS OF 35 TO 40 MPH.

ACCUMULATION BY SATURDAY EVENING IS EXPECTED TO RANGE FROM 3 TO 5 INCHES ACROSS NORTHWEST OHIO.

VISIBILITIES THIS AFTERNOON INTO SATURDAY EVENING MAY BE REDUCED TO A QUARTER MILE AT TIMES IN SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

TEMPERATURES…SINGLE DIGITS INTO THE LOWER TEENS.

HYPOTHERMIA CAN OCCUR RAPIDLY IN THOSE UNPREPARED FOR THE COLD. EXPOSED SKIN WILL BE SUSCEPTIBLE TO FROSTBITE.