Winter Storm Watch: 8 Inches Of Snow Accumulation Possible

Cleveland, OH - A Winter Storm Watch for much of Northern Ohio, which is in effect from Tuesday morning through Wednesday morning. Storm total snow accumulations of 8 inches are possible or greater from Tuesday into Wednesday morning.

The following areas will get the bulk of the storm: Lucas-Wood-Ottawa-Sandusky-Erie-Lorain-Cuyahoga-Hancock-Seneca- Huron-Medina-Summit-Portage-Trumbull-Wyandot-Crawford-Richland- Ashland-Wayne-Stark-Mahoning-Marion-Morrow-Holmes and Knox.

Including the cities of: Lorain, Cleveland, Findlay, Tiffin, Norwalk, Medina, Akron, Ravenna Warren, Upper Sandusky, Carey, Bucyrus, Mansfield, Ashland, Wooster, Canton, Youngstown, Marion, Mount Gilead, Millersburg and Mount Vernon.

A significant winter storm system is expected to develop across the middle Mississippi Valley Monday night, and move into the Ohio Valley region Tuesday into Tuesday night.

Expect light snow to develop during the day Tuesday and become steadier and heavier by evening. Snow will continue across the area tuesday night before ending Wednesday morning. Due to storm track uncertainty...exact accumulations are

Gusty Northeast winds will also cause some blowing and drifting.