Wood County is under a Winter Weather Advisory starting at 1:00 am Monday morning. A winter storm is forecasted to impact the entire area beginning Monday morning, persisting through Tuesday morning. There are currently 2 distinguished periods of snowfall, one occurring Monday morning into Monday afternoon, and the other occurring Monday night into Tuesday. The current forecast indicates a short period of no snowfall occurring Monday evening; however, this window continues to diminish. Timing of the snowfall is expected to impact both Monday and Tuesday morning commutes, with a potential to impact the Monday evening commute with any lingering snow across the area.
Breaking down what to expect during the 2 different periods:
– Monday morning into the afternoon: 1 to 3 inches of snow is expected.
–Monday night into Tuesday: an additional 2 to 4 inches of snow is expected.
In addition to widespread accumulating snowfall, wind chill values overnight Sunday and Monday are expected to be in the single digits. Please take this time to prepare for these cold temperatures and heavy snow.
- Limit your time outside. If you need to go outside, wear layers of warm clothing. Watch for signs of frostbite and hypothermia.
- Monitor local news and sign up for CodeRED, the free community alert system.
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