Northeast Ohio Ambushed By Lake Effect Snow

Cleveland, OH - The blast of winter is not over yet, another two-five inches is expected overnight and should calm down by Sunday around 10 a.m. when the Lake Effect Snow Warning expires.

Earlier Saturday motorists were stuck in slush, ice, and snow fish tailing all over roadways up and down I-90 and I-71. Please avoid driving, if possible, when white out conditions exist.

ODOT is working to clear off the slush and snow that is making holiday travel slippery and hazardous.

A lake effect snow warning is effect and has been extended from 4 a.m. Sunday to 10 a.m. EST Sunday morning. Lake effect snow showers will become heavier Saturday evening with 2 to 5 inches of snow expected overnight.

Visibilities will be below 1 mile at times. The snow showers decrease Sunday morning with an addtional 1 to 3 inches of snow on the way.

Be cautious of rapid changes in road and visibility conditions.

There have been multiple accidents so far because of the snow storm, none serious so please continue to drive safely.