Digging out from winter blast

Many area counties remain under a Level Two snow emergency Wednesday after just under a foot of snowfall accumulation since Tuesday morning.

A winter storm watch remains in effect for all of Northwest Ohio through Wednesday.

An additional 1" to 2" of snow fell across the area on Wednesday. This brings snowfall totals for most of the area into the 6" to 10" range with a few localities pushing closer to a foot of snow.

Increasing winds will continue to complicate things for road crews and commuters. Significant blowing and drifting should be expected as well. Near blizzard conditions may exist at times so travel is highly discouraged.

The winds should begin to settle as we head into Wednesday evening with improving weather conditions Thursday into Friday.

Driving conditions continue to treacherous on area roadways. Please use extreme caution when driving. Be sure to check the latest snow emergencies and levels for counties, cities and villages in the area.

Ohio Road Conditions: Michigan Road Conditions: You can find full forecast details, and see our Triple Doppler Radar on our Weather page. For the latest severe weather updates please visit our Severe Weather page.

Several area school and athletic events, along with community activities, have been cancelled for Wednesday. Check the latest area weather-related event cancellations and snow emergencies.

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