Today’s weather story from the National Weather Service:
Christmas Eve weather forecast
(December 24, 2014) – An area of low pressure just to the south will be moving through today and move north of the region tonight. This low is bringing rain to the region today. The rain is expected to begin changing over to snow this afternoon in the western counties and progress to the eastern counties by this evening. Temperatures are expected to fall during the afternoon hours…dropping to the middle 30s in the west by 7pm and to the lower 40s in the east.
A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for portions of the western County Warning Area (CWA) from 4pm to midnight where 1 to 3″ of snow with locally higher amounts is expected. A wind advisory is in effect for most of the CWA’s Ohio counties from 4pm this afternoon to 3am tonight for sustained winds of 20 to 30mph with gusts up to around 45mph. The snow will then end early on Christmas day with mostly cloudy skies and highs in the upper 30s expected for tomorrow.