Snow and gale winds continue to hammer Lake Erie and the Bass islands. A winter storm warning remains in effect until 4am Sunday; a lake-shore flood warning remains in effect until 7am Sunday, 20 January 2019. Snow accumulated five inches Saturday, for a total of nine inches in the past six days.
Ottawa County, Ohio, is in a Level 3 Snow Emergency. Roadways are closed to non-emergency travel due to extremely hazardous conditions. No one should be on public roads unless absolutely essential to travel. Drivers operating vehicles for non-emergency reasons may be subject to arrest.
At 6pm the National Weather Service reporting station at South Bass Island Lighthouse released the following report: