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TIMING: Heavy rain is moving into the region this morning. This rain will change to snow between 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. this afternoon. The snow will taper off late this evening towards midnight.

ACCUMULATION: 0.5 to 1.5” inches of snow may accumulate in the Columbus metro area with higher amounts to the north and west. Little or no accumulation southeast of Columbus.

IMPACT: Temperatures will linger near freezing through the evening which means roads will not be impacted in a widespread fashion. Watch for patchy ice this evening and overnight as temperatures cool below the freezing mark.

Better weather is expected for Sunday! Highs will head back into the 50s on Sunday and even towards 70 degrees on Monday under sunny skies both days.

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Saturday
Saturday Mike Groenke

Saturday

Heavy rain is moving into the region this morning.  This rain will change to snow between 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. this afternoon.  The snow will taper off late this evening towards midnight.

Saturday night
Saturday night Mike Groenke

Saturday night

Snow showers this evening will taper off towards midnight.  Total accumulations of 0.5 to 1.5" in Columbus with 2-5 inches north of Columbus.

Advisories
Advisories Mike Groenke

Advisories

A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect northwest of Columbus for Delaware county.  A winter storm warning is in effect farther north around Mansfield.  

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