CLEVELAND — Merry Christmas! We’re waking up to a winter wonderland with a handful of inches areawide. Widespread heavy snow has left but scattered snow showers will continue for your Friday, with intense snow remaining in the snow belts.
WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT
Roads will likely remain slick and travel conditions hazardous. Temperatures will stay well below freezing until the weekend. Winds are out of the west and will keep wind chills in the single digits. Ashtabula County had a few hundred power outages as of Christmas morning, but areawide only a few power outages have been reported.
HOW MUCH MORE SNOW?
Much of NE Ohio came out with 4-6+ inches of snow by Christmas morning. More snowflakes will continue to fall, especially near Lake Erie east of downtown Cleveland.
CHILLY CHRISTMAS DAY
We will not be able to climb out the 20s Christmas Day. We should break above freezing by Sunday afternoon.
CHRISTMAS NIGHT: Scattered snow showers, especially along Lake Erie. Teens.
SATURDAY: Lingering lake snow showers, otherwise partly to mostly cloudy. Upper 20s.
SUNDAY: Mostly cloudy and quiet. Mid 30s.
MONDAY: A few rain and snow showers, mainly early. Near 40.
TUESDAY: A few flurries and colder. Upper 20s.
WEDNESDAY: Increasing clouds with late day rain. Mild. Upper 20s.
THURSDAY: Rain likely. Breezy and mild. Mid 40s.