(WKBN) — Another storm system located in a parade of storms across the country is moving through our region as we end the week.
What to expect from the storm
Temperatures have been sliding back into the 30s overnight, turning rain to snow. Snow showers will continue through the day. Temperatures will continue to fall Friday with readings dropping into the 20s through the afternoon. The colder temperatures will last into the weekend.
How much snow will fall?
At first, the snow will melt as it hits warm and wet ground. A slushy accumulation is possible by early Friday morning with around 1 inch or less. Most locations south of the snowbelt will see less than 1 inch. As temperatures continue to fall through the day, look for scattered snow showers to continue. Additional light accumulation is possible. Again, around 1 inch or less in most areas south of the snowbelt through the day Friday.
Northern Trumbull and Mercer counties could see up to 2 inches in spots.
Heavier snow is expected in the northern snowbelt Friday and into Friday night. Several inches are possible, and winter weather advisories are already up from Cleveland, Ohio to Erie, Pennsylvania. The heaviest snow will fall through Geauga, Ashtabula, Lake, Cuyahoga, Summit, Medina, Lorain and Erie counties. Up to 6 inches will be possible in those locations where the heaviest lake effect snow bands can persist through the event into Friday night.
Storm timeline into the end of the week
Thursday night early:
Thursday night late:
Rain mixing to snow showers.
Snow showers. Around 32°.
Scattered snow showers. Falling into the 20s.
Scattered snow showers. In the 20s.
Chance for snow showers. In the 20s.
Snow showers tapering off. Lows in the low 20s.
Chance for a snow shower or flurry early morning, becoming mostly sunny and staying cold. A high near 30°.