Snow is set to return to Ohio overnight tonight and during the morning on Wednesday, before ending by mid afternoon.  We could see some decent amounts of snow in spots and even some ice in southern Ohio by the time this system moves out. As we said yesterday it will be a very active weather pattern as we go through the rest of this week.

 

Let’s get right to the details: Snow starts around 1 AM in Western OH and 4 AM in Eastern OH.  It will clear the state by 3 PM Wednesday.  Much of Ohio will see snow, with parts of southern Ohio seeing mixed precipitation including snow, freezing rain, sleet, and even plain old rain.

 

First, let’s take a look at the latest Winter Weather Advisories and Winter Storm Warnings:

 

Our Latest Snow & Ice Forecasts

 

Our latest snowfall forecast for Ohio.

 

Ice Accumulation Forecast for Ohio. Note that areas along the Ohio River may change to rain for a period of time Wednesday morning.

 

Ice accumulations across portions of southern Ohio will be enough to make untreated surfaces slippery, coat trees and power lines, and possibly cause power outages.  Parts of southern Ohio, mainly along the river, could see a change to rain for a period of time before a change back to freezing rain or sleet and then snow.

 

The morning commute is looking quite poor in many locations across Ohio including Cleveland, Columbus, Dayton, Cincinnati and Toledo.  Allow for plenty of extra travel time on your way to work and drive with caution as roads will likely be messy.  Below is our Morning Commute Impact map.  Areas in red will likely see high impacts including snowy or icy roads and very slow travel.  Areas in yellow will see slower than normal travel with poor road conditions possible in spots.  Areas in green – well, you’re not in the clear, but your commute shouldn’t be terrible.  It may take a little longer to get to where you are going but the overall commute will be fairly good.

 

Much of the snow falls during the morning hours and the commute home should be much better as crews will have time to clear roadways.

Be careful traveling Wednesday morning!

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About Mark Spencer

Mark Spencer joined Neoweather in August of 2010 and has lived in Northeast Ohio for most of his life. Mark has played a vital role in helping Neoweather to advance and grow. Currently he serves as the Client Services Director and Assistant Financial Director for Neoweather, overseeing client relations and managing the company’s finances. Outside of Neoweather, Mark works as an Air Traffic Controller and holds an Associate’s Degree in Air Traffic Control. He enjoys being outdoors and spends as much time as he can with his son and his wife Loretta.
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