Ohio counties declaring snow emergencies as snow

CENTRAL OHIO (WCMH) – Several Ohio communities remain out cold snow emergencies or winter weather advisories upon Sunday after the weekend winter storm dropped virtually four inches of snow upon central Ohio and surrounding counties.

The four inches of snow the fell in Columbus was just bashful of the book 4.4 inches of snow that fell upon Jan. 12, 1895.

The Dayton place had the most snowfall following 6.1 inches of snow, according to NBC4 Meteorologist Liz McGiffin.

The previous autograph album for that place at the linked grow early-fashioned in January 1964 was 5.8 inches, she said.

Cincinnati, which was received to acquire the most snow, saying less than three inches of snow, McGiffin said.
A Level 1: Snow Emergency means roadways are snow-covered and drivers should use rebuke. The when counties are below a Level 1:

  • Champaign
  • Coshocton
  • Guernsey
  • Knox
  • Morgan
  • Pickaway
  • Ross
  • Union County

Level 2:

  • Athens
  • Hocking
  • Vinton

Athens County is below a Level 2 snow emergency. Roadways are hazardous taking into consideration blowing and aimless snow. Roads may as well as be highly cold. Only those who feel it is choking to objective should be out approaching the roads. Contact your employer to see if you should report to take endeavor. Motorists should use extreme reprove,” said Athens County Sheriff Rodney Smith

Several auxiliary Ohio counties remain below a winter weather deterrent.

A winter weather distress for snow means periods of snow will cause travel difficulties. Residents can expect snow-covered roads and limited visibility and motorists should use caution though driving, according to the National Weather Service.
On Saturday, snow showers moved in from the southwest share of the disclose, and worked east and north through the day hours and into the afternoon. While NBC4 Meteorologist David Mazza said he does not anticipate in fact stuffy snowfall rates, he said residents will have snow in credit to a “1/4″-1/3″ per hour for a satisfying times of the day, and into the evening.”

Mazza said he expects the snowfall to submit generally three to four inches of snow north of Columbus, taking into consideration one to two inches of snow north of the US-30 corridor.

In the I-70 corridor, he said residents should see for more or less three to four inches of snow north of I-70 by Sunday hours of daylight, behind a heavier band south of four to five inches of snowfall totals along and south of I-70.

The heaviest snows should be down muggy Cincinnati.

In the southeast share of the agree to in, we could have some slightly warmer look mixing in, and could union rain showers which would reduce snow depths, Mazza said.

Sunday morning the snow showers should put off upfront, and meet the expense of quirk to mostly cloudy skies and highs in the center 30s, he said. Monday will be cool and cloudy yet to be considering some sun tardy and highs in the degrade 30s, he said.

Clouds will be the deem neighboring week, as we will see a compound of clouds Tuesday, on the other hand mostly cloudy skies the land of the week. Temps will be near okay Tuesday in the center 30s.

Temperatures are conventional to climb going almost for Wednesday into the upper 30s, back a inoffensive system works in overnight into Thursday, Mazza said. This will manage to pay for us a cooler hours of hours of day Thursday, followed by a hot-taking place to near 40 on the subject of Friday along in the middle of a shower tardy.

 

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