Winter storm brings 2-Eight inches of snow to Higher Cincinnati as snow continues to fall

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A heavy band of snow moved Monday evening, bringing the largest blizzard in over 5 years to the greater Cincinnati area. LIVE RADAR // LATEST WEATHER WARNINGS Most areas awaken between 2 and 8 inches of snow. A winter storm warning was extended to 7 a.m. on Tuesday. Areas under the winter storm warning are shown in pink in the graphic below: The snow that continues to fall into the morning is causing major problems on the roads. Motorists should avoid unploughed roads or possibly slippery areas due to snow. The snow continues to fall on Tuesday morning around 7 or 8 a.m. Temperatures will drop overnight by the mid-20s. Here are some of the snow totals as of 4am: Fort Thomas: 8.o “Sharonvile: 5.0Batesville (IN): 5.6” Middletown: 8.1 “Batavia: 7.3” Florence: 8.6 “CVG (1am): 7.9” Covington: 7.0 “Taylor Mill: 7.0” Mason: 5.0 “Loveland: 6.7” After the morning snow, expect mostly cloudy skies with temperatures around the day. On Tuesday evening, another and potentially stronger storm center will ride along the Arctic cold front through Kentucky, bringing widespread freezing rain and sleet south of the Ohio River with another round of snow near and north of it. A winter storm clock has been issued for areas south of the Ohio River where heavy freezing rain is possible. Full details are not yet known for this system, but the threat is great enough for another high impact snow / ice event that is likely to last until Thursday afternoon. Stay tuned as parts of Kentucky can experience significant freezing. Wednesday and Thursday highs will be in the mid 20s with lows in mid / high teens. We’ll likely get a break from the busy weather Friday through Saturday before another major storm hits Saturday night and into Valentine’s Day. This could also be accompanied by the brutal cold we observed Sunday night with teenage highs and below zeros for lows.

A heavy band of snow moved into the greater Cincinnati area on Monday evening and quickly accumulated well into the night.

LIVE RADAR // // LATEST WEATHER ALARMS

The well-advertised cold and snow are finally here. This is a promising and stormy week of wintry weather with several days of impressive winter weather expected.

On Monday around 9:30 p.m., several areas in the tri-state were upgraded to a winter storm warning until Tuesday, 7:00 a.m. Areas under the winter storm warning are shown in pink in the following graphic:

By midnight, Counties Butler and Warren saw 4 to 4.5 inches of snow.

The snow will last into the night. Snow falls around 7 or 8 a.m. on Tuesday morning. Temperatures will drop overnight by the mid-20s.

Most areas in the greater Cincinnati area will see more than 5 inches by morning.

After the morning snow, expect mostly cloudy skies with temperatures around the day.

On Tuesday evening, another and potentially stronger storm center will ride along the Arctic cold front through Kentucky, bringing widespread freezing rain and sleet south of the Ohio River with another round of snow near and north of it.

A winter storm clock has been issued for areas south of the Ohio River where heavy freezing rain is possible. Full details are not yet known for this system, but the threat is great enough for another high impact snow / ice event that is likely to last until Thursday afternoon. Stay tuned as parts of Kentucky can experience significant freezing.

The Wednesday and Thursday highs will be in the mid 20s, the lows in the middle / upper teens.

We’ll take a break from the busy weather, which is likely Friday to Saturday, before another major storm hits on Saturday night and Valentine’s Day. This could also be accompanied by the brutal cold we observed Sunday night with teenage highs and below zeros for lows.