MOUNT VERNON -- It's beginning to seem a lot more like winter in north central Ohio.
Already expecting inclement weather, the National Weather Service office in Cleveland has "upgraded" its forecast for today/tonight into a winter weather advisory from 4 p.m until Thursday at 10 a.m.
Mixed precipitation is still expected, but now the weather experts predict 2 to 4 inches of snow to go with an ice glaze.
Motorists should plan on slippery road conditions both on the drive home tonight and the commute back to work on Thursday.
Precipitation will likely start as snow Wednesday evening. The precipitation could be of moderate intensity at times in the evening.
Then, a brief period of a wintry mix with freezing rain is then possible later in the evening and overnight before transitioning back to all snow Thursday morning.
Icing accumulations will be focused from Mansfield to Akron and points south whereas the higher snowfall will be north of there.
You know the drill. Warm up your vehicle. Clean all the windows to make sure you can see. Allow more time to get where you are going. Slow down and use caution while traveling.
It's winter in Ohio.