Snow, Sleet And Freezing Rain Moving Into Central Ohio Sunday


UPDATED: Sunday December 8, 2013 7:53 PM

MORNING WEATHER DISCUSSION
Date: December 8th    Time:  5:30 a.m.    Meteorologist: Erin Carroll
 
Your Doppler 10 Forecast
This Morning:    Snow showers and cold. Temperatures in the lower 20’s.
This Afternoon:     Sleet and freezing rain mixing in with snow showers. Snow totals: 1-2” with a trace of ice accumulation. Highs around 30.
Tonight:    Light freezing drizzle will be possible overnight with temperatures actually rising in the middle 30’s.
Monday:     Chance for light freezing drizzle in the morning. Afternoon clouds with dropping temperatures in the upper 20’s.
 
  Special Information:  
 
Another storm today will bring fresh snow and ice. Winter weather advisories will go through Monday morning. The storm will begin with light snow this morning. The bigger concern will be sleet and freezing rain mixing in with snow showers this afternoon. While 1-2 inches of snow is expected, we could see up to .10” of ice by this evening. Roads will become slick this afternoon and evening. With overnight temperatures hovering around freezing we’ll see light freezing drizzle on Monday morning, so roads will still be icy for the Monday morning commute. Skies will dry out Monday afternoon with temperatures dropping into the upper 20’s.
 
Alerts:  Winter Weather advisory 6am today through 4am Monday. Timing: AM Snow showers, by early afternoon sleet and freezing rain mixing in with light snow. Storm totals by this evening 1-2” of snow with up to .10” of ice.
            
Inconvenient Weather:  Another storm will bring snow accumulations 1-2 inches but more importantly some light ice accumulation this afternoon could cause dangerous travel conditions.
 
Planning Your Day:  Plan for slow going on roads especially in the afternoon when freezing rain and sleet mixes in with snow. After sunset tonight, roads could be even more slippery with temperatures in the lower 30’s.
 
Stats:  Averages 42/29  Record High: 69  (1966)  Record Low: -4 (1882)
Sunrise: 7:41 am, Sunset: 5:06 pm

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