Winter weather advisory: Snow on its way


WILMINGTON — The National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory for parts of the area for late this afternoon (Monday) into Tuesday morning, according to the Clinton County Emergency Management Agency.

Snow is expected to develop between 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. Monday and occur through much of the night, and then taper off between 3 a.m. and 7 a.m. Tuesday throughout Southeast Indiana, northern Kentucky, and southwest and south central Ohio.

The NWS stated:

• Impact: Snow covered roads causing hazardous travel conditions.

• Confidence: High that snow will occur. Medium on location and amounts. There is some potential for slightly higher amounts and for those to occur a bit further north.

Also:

A winter storm will affect parts of the Ohio Valley starting as early as Tuesday night and continuing into Thursday. Quite a bit of uncertainty this far out in time, but there is the potential for substantial impacts.

• Threat: Wintry precipitation. Snow and ice accumulations

• Location: Freezing rain, sleet and snow in northern Kentucky, southeast Indiana and parts of southern Ohio. Snow elsewhere.

• Timing: Tuesday night into Thursday.

• Impact: Hazardous travel conditions. Ice accumulations could cause damage to power lines and trees.

• Confidence: High that wintry precipitation will occur during this time frame. Low on amounts and location of where it will be all snow versus mixed precipitation.

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