Parts of Northeast Ohio could see 8+ inches of snow this week

Parts of Northeast Ohio could see 8+ inches of snow this week
(Source: WOIO)

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - A winter storm watch has been issued for parts of Northeast Ohio and could drop nearly a foot of snow on some areas.

The weather system is expected move in on Monday night while Lake effect snow lingers locally through Wednesday.

From Meteorologist Samantha Roberts:

Our clipper won't move in until tonight. At this time it looks like snow showers should hold off until after 6:00 PM. The snow will move in from the west during the evening hours. Snow showers will continue through about 5:00 AM – 7:00 AM.

Ashtabula and Geauga counties will likely be hit the hardest.

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