March Storm to Revive Winter’s Grip on Bass Islands

grass and snow put in bay Tuesday’s high temperature was 52°F on South Bass Island.  More grass and landscaping became visible just as the National Weather Service in Cleveland determined a Winter Storm Warning was in order:

WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM
TO 8 PM EDT WEDNESDAY... * ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 6 TO 10 INCHES...ALONG WITH GLAZE OF ICE.
* TIMING...RAIN WILL BECOME WIDESPREAD BY LATE TONIGHT THEN CHANGE TO A MIX OF SNOW...
SLEET AND FREEING RAIN TOWARD DAYBREAK THEN CHANGE TO ALL SNOW LATER WEDNESDAY MORNING.

THE HEAVIEST SNOW SHOULD OCCUR FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING INTO THE EARLY AFTERNOON AND THEN TAPER OFF INTO THE EVENING. * WINDS...NORTH 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH. * IMPACTS...SNOW ALONG WITH A GLAZE OF ICE WILL SLOW TRAVEL ACROSS THE REGION AND MAKE ANY UNTREATED SURFACES SLICK. IN ADDITION STRONG WINDS WILL CAUSE BLOWING AND DRIFTING AND NEAR ZERO VISIBILITIES AT TIMES.