Winter Storm Warning in Effect, Forecast for the Week

Winter Storm Warning in Effect, Forecast for the Week

RACINE, Ohio – A winter storm is expected to move into the area for Meigs County and the surrounding areas.

The winter storm warning remains in effect from 9 a.m. on Sunday to 1 p.m. on Monday. Heavy snow is expected with total accumulations of 6-10 inches possible for portions of southeast Ohio and central, northeast and northern West Virginia. A Winter Storm Warning indicates that heavy snow of at least 6 inches in 12 hours, or at least 8 inches in 24 hours, is expected. It can also be issued if sleet accumulation will be at least half an inch.

Road conditions will be changing throughout the day as temperatures and precipitation changes. Travel could be very difficult to impossible. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning commute on Monday as well. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in your vehicle in case of emergency.

Daily Forecast

Sunday – A chance of rain and snow before 2pm, then snow likely between 2pm and 4pm, then rain and snow, possibly mixed with sleet after 4pm. High near 36. Northeast wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow and sleet accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

Sunday Night – Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Low around 25. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.

M.L. King Day – Snow likely, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32. West wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

Monday Night – A slight chance of snow before 7pm, then a slight chance of snow showers between 7pm and 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. West wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Tuesday – Partly sunny, with a high near 36.
Tuesday Night – Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.

Wednesday – A 50 percent chance of showers after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45.
Wednesday Night – A chance of rain and snow showers before 11pm, then a chance of snow showers between 11pm and 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

Thursday – Partly sunny, with a high near 30.
Thursday Night – Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13.

Friday – Partly sunny, with a high near 29.
Friday Night – Partly cloudy, with a low around 14.

Saturday – Partly sunny, with a high near 34.

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