WEEKEND WINTER STORM: Warnings expand; snow totals could reach 7 inches

Several inches of snow will fall Saturday into Sunday.

(UPDATE @ 10:34 p.m. Jan. 11):Winter Storm Warning, from 4 a.m. Saturday until 7 a.m. Sunday, has been expanded to include Darke, Fayette, Greene, Montgomery and Preble counties in Ohio and Wayne County in Indiana. Butler, Clinton Warren and Randolph (Indiana) already are part of the warning.

Winter Weather Advisory has been issued from 7 a.m. Saturday until 4 a.m. Sunday for Auglaize, Champaign, Clark, Darke, Greene, Logan, Mercer, Miami, Montgomery, Preble and Shelby counties in Ohio, Wayne and Union in Indiana.

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QUICK-LOOK FORECAST

  • Winter Storm expected Saturday
  • Several inches of snow expected
  • Slippery roads all day long
Latest on Saturday's Snow Storm

DETAILED FORECAST

OVERNIGHT: Clouds thicken with snow showers arriving by daybreak from the southwest. Lows in the lower 20s.

SATURDAY: Snow likely throughout the day with high temperatures climbing to about 32 degrees. As the storm moves closer during the afternoon, snowfall rates and totals will increase quickly. Roads will be hazardous for travel all day long. Snow showers will begin to taper from the northwest Saturday night. Snowfall estimates are 3 to 5 inches north of US-36; everywhere else will see 4 to 6 inches. There will likely be a zone that accumulates 6 to 7 inches. That area will all depend on where heavier bands of snow develop.

SUNDAY: Some light snow showers still possible in the morning hours, especially south. Clouds will linger and cold with highs in the lower 30s. Slippery roads are still to be expected even after the snow comes to an end.

MONDAY: Partly cloudy and seasonal. Highs in the lower 30s.

TUESDAY: Another day with a mix of sun and clouds. Highs in the middle 30s.

WEDNESDAY: Mostly cloudy and seasonal in the middle to upper 30s.