**PINPOINT WEATHER ALERT**
A FLOOD ADVISORY has been issued for TRUMBULL and MAHONING counties through 10:15 p.m. Tuesday. Heavy rain moving through the area will lead to areas of standing water and road closures are possible. Flooding of some creeks and streams will be possible. Use caution driving and NEVER drive through flooded roads. Obey any road closures you encounter by turning around and finding an alternate route.
**PINPOINT WEATHER ALERT**
A WIND ADVISORY has been issued for the entire region through early Wednesday afternoon. Gusty wind will develop tonight and continue through Wednesday afternoon. Wind gusts as high as 50 mph will be possible at times. Secure any loose items outside and don’t forget to bring those trash cans up from the curb. Watch for downed trees and branches when driving, too.
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RAIN GOES BACK TO SNOW TONIGHT
Rain will turn to snow tonight as colder air moves back into the region. Temperatures will begin dropping into the lower 30s by 11 p.m. We will continuing to fall into the mid-20s by daybreak Wednesday.
As the colder air arrives, scattered snow showers will develop. Pockets of snow continue through the night into Wednesday morning. A coating of snow is possible by daybreak. Overnight accumulation of a trace up to 2″ is possible. We will also have gusty wind overnight. The blustery conditions combined with falling temperatures will lead to wind chills as low as 10° by morning.
COLD AND BLUSTERY WEDNESDAY WITH SCATTERED SNOW
Scattered snow showers will continue Wednesday. Highs will struggle to near 30° in the afternoon. Winds remain blustery and will keep wind chills between 10° to 20° all day.
The scattered snow showers will be widespread in the morning and then become more isolated south of the snowbelt through the afternoon. The best chance for seeing snow through the afternoon and evening will be the northern snowbelt, through northern Trumbull and Mercer counties. Additional daytime accumulation of a trace to 2″ is possible. The best chance for accumulating snow through the day will be in the northern snowbelt.
The snow tapers off Wednesday night, setting us up for a quiet day on Thursday. Skies will turn partly cloudy and the winds die down into the night. Lows by daybreak Thursday will be in the lower 20s.
VALENTINE’S DAY LOOKING QUIET, DRY
Thursday is looking like the one decent day for this workweek. Expect partly sunny skies in the morning. Skies will turn mostly cloudy through the afternoon. The day starts off chilly, then warms toward the mid-40s.
NEXT STORM SYSTEM ARRIVES THURSDAY NIGHT
The next storm arrives Thursday night and brings the risk for a mixed bag of precipitation. Rain showers are expected to develop overnight and continue into the morning. Temperatures will be mild overnight, hovering in the 40s. We will see a quick drop in temperatures early Friday with rain changing to snow. After an early morning high in the lower 40s Friday, temperatures quickly drop to the 30s and continue dropping through Friday afternoon and evening.
Scattered snow showers will taper off through Friday afternoon. Winds will turn blustery again as temperatures drop into the 20s Friday evening. Lows will fall to around 20° by early Saturday.
WEEKEND STARTS DRY, ENDS WITH SNOW
Saturday is looking like a partly to mostly cloudy day. Highs will be around 30°. We fall back to the lower 20s Saturday night with partly to mostly cloudy skies.
Another storm arrives Sunday, bringing the risk for snow. Skies turn cloudy by daybreak and snow showers will develop. This system will bring the risk for accumulating snowfall. Slick roads are likely by mid to late afternoon and through Sunday evening. It is too early to pinpoint an accumulation range but a few inches look possible by Monday morning. Our team will monitor this system and bring updates throughout the week.
CHILLY START TO THE NEXT WORKWEEK
Temperatures will be chilly on Monday. Morning lows are expected to drop to the mid-teens. The day is looking mostly cloudy, with highs in the mid-20s. Tuesday is also shaping up to be a mostly cloudy day. Tuesday starts off in the lower teens and warms to around 30°.