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Winter storm warning: Rapidly accumulating snow to drop 2-5 inches across Cincinnati



IN THAT ROOM — IN THAT ROLE. STEVEN: WE ARE ON THE WEATHER TO CHANGE 12 HOURS FROM NOW. THAT IS WHEN THINGS WILL CREEP INTO THE AREA BUT IT IS A LOT THE LOOKOUT FOR. KATIE: THERE IS A LOT HAPPENING TONIGHT INTO TOMORROW WITH A WINDOW FOR ACCUMULATING SNOW. IT COULD CAUSE BIG PROBLEMS FOR THE MORNING DRIVE. CURRENTLY WE ARE SITTING UNDER SUNSHINE AND CLOUDS, A NICE DAY. TODAY IS THE DAY TO GET THE ERRANDS RUN BEFORE THE STORM COMES IN. TOMORROW WILL BE A NICE DAY TO STAY AT HOME AND NOT HAVE TO DRIVE ANYWHERE IF YOU DO NOT HAVE TO. CURRENTLY SITTING IN THE 30’S, 34 DEGREES FEELING LIKE 27 WHEN YOU FACTOR IN THE WIND. A BIT BREEZY AND WE WILL KEEP THE COLD THROUGH TONIGHT AND INTO TOMORROW AS THE STORM SYSTEM APPROACHES FROM THE SOUTHWEST. IT IS A PRETTY BIG ONE. THUNDERSTORMS FURTHER SOUTH WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR SEVERE WEATHER. AS YOU HEAD NORTH, WE’LL GET INTO AN AREA OF COOL AIR CHANGING THINGS OVER TO SLEET AND SNOW. THAT AND RAINFALL IMPACTING US AS IT RACES OUT OF THE CENTRAL PART OF THE UNITED STATES. IN ADVANCE OF THAT WE HAVE BEEN ISSUED A WINTER STORM WARNING. THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUT THAT OUT AT 11:00 TONIGHT INCLUDING HAMILTON COUNTY AND PLACES TO THE NORTH AND WEST. ANYONE IN THE PINK, THOSE WILL BE THE AREAS OF HIGHEST IMPACT AND SNOW ACCUMULATION. NOTICE AS YOU HEAD SOUTH AND EAST, WE HAVE PURPLE ON THE MAP WHICH IS A WINTER. WE ARE LOOKING AT ACCUMULATING SNOW THAT WILL BE LESS, LESSER TOTALS AND IMPACTS. EVERYBODY HERE IS SEEING A WINDOW OF QUICK SNOW ACCUMULATION AND TRAVEL HEADACHES. THE WORST PROBLEMS WILL BE IN THE WINTER STORM WARNING AREAS. TODAY, 43 FOR THE HIGH, MOSTLY CLOUDY FOR MOST OF THE DAY. TIMES OF SUNSHINE LIKE RIGHT NOW, AND THEN CLOUDS RETURN THROUGH TONIGHT. 31 TONIGHT WITH SNOW DEVELOPING AND RAPIDLY ACCUMULATING. TWO TO FOUR INCHES AVERAGE WITH MORE OR LESS IN SOME CITY. TOMORROW, 39 TO THE HIGH WITH EARLY SNOW CHANGING TO A MIX AND THEN RAIN FOLLOWED BY LIGHT SNOW. RAIN AND SNOW STARTING AT MIDNIGHT, A REALLY SMALL WINDOW FOR SNOW INITIALLY AND THIS WILL CHANGE OVER TO ALL SNOW VERY QUICKLY SOMETIME BETWEEN 1:00 AND 3:00 IN THE MORNING. WE ARE LOOKING AT AREAS OF VERY HEAVY ACCUMULATION. 5:00, ALL SNOW AND SEE HOW HEAVY IT IS IN SOME CITIES. 7:00 AND 8:00 THE WARMER AIR COMING IN MEANING THAT WE COULD SEE THIS TRANSITION OVER TO MORE OF A SLEET MIX AND EVEN RAINFALL FURTHER SOUTH. TRANSITION AFTER SOME VERY QUICK ACCUMULATION WITH OVERNIGHT AND INTO AROUND 6:00 A.M. THAT WE SEE THE WORST DRIVING CONDITIONS AND THINGS LOOKING SLEET — LIKE WITH THE SLEET AND THEN THE TRANSITION TERRAIN. 12:00 MOST OF US SEE RAIN WITH SNOW ON GOING TO THE NORTHWEST. THEY HAD, AND FRANKLIN COUNTY SEEING — FAYETTE, FRANKLIN, SEEING A LOT OF SNOW. BY 3:00 THIS TAPERS OFF AND WE WILL SEE RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS BEFORE THIS TRANSITIONS TO SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT WEDNESDAY INTO THURSDAY. THURSDAY BRINGS A HANDFUL OF SNOW SHOWERS INTO THE EVENING HOURS. FOR THE SNOW OUTLOOK, THE DARK BLUE IS THREE TO FIVE PLUS INCHES INDICATING THAT SOME CITIES COULD SEE SIX OR MORE, AND THAT IS PLACES AROUND FRANKLIN, FAYETTE, AND UNION COUNTY WHERE YOU SEE SNOW FOR MOST IF NOT ALL DAY. FURTHER TO THE SOUTH WITHIN THE ADVISORY AREA, THIS LIGHTER BLUE COULD SEE ONE TO THREE INCHES. ACROSS THE BOARD ANYWHERE FROM ONE TO THREE THREE TO FIVE WITH ISOLATED TOTALS TO SIX AS YOU HEAD NORTHWEST. THE SEVEN DAY FORECAST BRINGS ACTIVE WEATHER AND WE ARE STILL LOOKING AT FLURRIES INTO FRIDAY. JUST THREE DAYS BACK TO BACK OF FAIRLY WINTRY WEATHER. 30’S AND THE FORECAST AND NEAR 40 BY FRIDAY. SATURDAY, WE ARE GETTING A BREAK GETTING ABOUT 43 FOR THE HIGH AND SUNDAY WE HAVE THE AFC CHAMPION GAME, AND ANY WATCH PARTIES WILL BE DEALING WITH RAIN AND A TEMPERATURE STEVEN: OF ABO

Winter storm warning: Rapidly accumulating snow to drop 2-5 inches across Cincinnati

Just as one winter storm moves out, another takes aim at Greater Cincinnati. Accumulating snow brings potential for snow-covered roads midweek.LIVE RADAR // LATEST WEATHER ALERTS // CLOSINGS AND DELAYS Tuesday will be mainly dry. We start out chilly in the 20s but plan on highs in the low 40s and mostly cloudy skies. The storm won’t arrive until after midnight.Another strong and potentially high impact storm arrive in our area late Tuesday and early Wednesday. Accumulating snow moves in after midnight and accumulates quickly as the snow becomes heavy. Most of the snow accumulates before sunrise Wednesday morning. By 8AM the mixing line makes to Cincinnati with a switch to some sleet or rain. The rain/mix line works from south to north through the mid to late morning. By noon it will be all rain with the exception of the far northwest into SE Indiana where it may stay all snow through noon.Snow totals will be higher the farther north/northwest you live. Most around Greater Cincinnati pick up 2-4″. Areas north/northwest potentially see closer to 4-5″. Expect snow-covered roads and messy travel Wednesday morning. Roads should begin to improve slowly Wednesday afternoon as we see light rain/drizzle. Some flurries are possible again after 5PM.Flurries and snow showers linger in the forecast behind this for Thursday and Friday. Our next chance of moisture arrives on Sunday as either rain or a wintry mix. This may have an impact on Bengals AFC Championship watch parties!

Just as one winter storm moves out, another takes aim at Greater Cincinnati. Accumulating snow brings potential for snow-covered roads midweek.

LIVE RADAR // LATEST WEATHER ALERTS // CLOSINGS AND DELAYS

Tuesday will be mainly dry. We start out chilly in the 20s but plan on highs in the low 40s and mostly cloudy skies. The storm won’t arrive until after midnight.

Another strong and potentially high impact storm arrive in our area late Tuesday and early Wednesday. Accumulating snow moves in after midnight and accumulates quickly as the snow becomes heavy. Most of the snow accumulates before sunrise Wednesday morning. By 8AM the mixing line makes to Cincinnati with a switch to some sleet or rain. The rain/mix line works from south to north through the mid to late morning. By noon it will be all rain with the exception of the far northwest into SE Indiana where it may stay all snow through noon.

Snow totals will be higher the farther north/northwest you live. Most around Greater Cincinnati pick up 2-4″. Areas north/northwest potentially see closer to 4-5″. Expect snow-covered roads and messy travel Wednesday morning. Roads should begin to improve slowly Wednesday afternoon as we see light rain/drizzle. Some flurries are possible again after 5PM.

Flurries and snow showers linger in the forecast behind this for Thursday and Friday. Our next chance of moisture arrives on Sunday as either rain or a wintry mix. This may have an impact on Bengals AFC Championship watch parties!

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