Winter Weather Advisory issued January 17 at 8:48AM EST until January 18 at 8:00AM EST by NWS Wilmington (details ...)
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS
EVENING TO 8 AM EST SATURDAY...
* WHAT...Mixed precipitation expected. Total snow accumulations
1 to 3 inches and ice accumulations of up to one tenth of an
* WHERE...Portions of Central and West Central Ohio.
* WHEN...From 8 PM this evening to 8 AM EST Saturday.
* IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Precipitation will start as snow, then
change to a wintry mix of sleet, snow, and freezing rain after
midnight, eventually becoming all rain by early Saturday
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