Heavy Rain and Flooding, and Significant Wintry Impacts for the Central U.S.

A strong frontal boundary slowing as it moves into the central U.S. will tap into deep moisture to produce heavy rain and flooding, and a significant ice storm. Rain totals up to 7 inches, with isolated higher amounts, will be possible. Significant icing up to a third of an inch may occur in the central Plains and Middle Missouri Valley. Continued cold weather with snow to low elevations out west.

Coastal Waters Forecast for Vermilion to Avon Point OH (LEZ145) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Vermilion to Avon Point OH (LEZ145)
Issued by: National Weather Service Cleveland, OH
Last Update: 329 PM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

Tonight: South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms late this evening. A chance of showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight, then showers late. The lake is mostly ice covered.

Wednesday: West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north and diminishing to 5 to 10 knots. Rain showers in the morning, then a chance of rain showers in the afternoon.

Wednesday Night: North winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast. A chance of snow overnight.

Thursday: Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow and freezing rain in the morning, then a chance of rain, freezing rain and snow in the afternoon. winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms. waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered. see lake erie open lakes forecast for friday through sunday. the water temperature off toledo is 34 degrees...off cleveland 33 degrees and off erie 33 degrees.

Zone Forecast: Vermilion to Avon Point OH (LEZ145)

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