NWS: Over 17 inches of snow in 12-hour span recorded in part of Northeast Ohio
CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - Ashtabula County took the title for most snow during the lake effect snow event that spanned from Wednesday evening into Thursday morning.
As of 7:30 a.m., the highest snow total was recorded in Monroe Center, which is located in Ashtabula County, with 17.2 inches in a 12-hour timespan.
In Edgewood, 16.1 inches of snow were recorded to the National Weather Service.
Conditions in Ashtabula County were so severe at one point, the sheriff’s office declared a Level 3 snow emergency to prohibit any non-essential travel.
In Lake County, 5.5 inches of snow was recorded in North Madison.
Additional lake effect flurries are forecast to extend into Thursday afternoon.
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