From snow to cold

PHOTO BY JILL GOSCHE Snow rests on branches Sunday. In Seneca County, a measurement of 8 inches of snow for the storm's total snowfall was recorded in Bettsville about 11:45 a.m. Sunday, according to National Weather Service.

A wind chill advisory went into effect after 8 inches of snow fell in Seneca County.

National Weather Service issued a wind chill advisory from 6 p.m. Sunday until noon today.

According to the weather service, wind chills as low as 25 below zero were expected, and the cold wind chills could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 30 minutes.

Tiffin University announced Sunday afternoon that it would be closed today due to extreme cold temperatures Sunday night into today.

The dining hall is open, but all classes and Martin Luther King Jr. Day events are canceled, and offices are closed.

In Seneca County, a measurement of 8 inches for the storm’s total snowfall was recorded in Bettsville about 11:45 a.m. Sunday, according to National Weather Service.

The highest snowfall recorded for Ohio was 13.4 inches in Cuyahoga County.

Seneca County had been under a Level 3 snow emergency, but it was upgraded to a Level 2 snow emergency.

It then became a Level 1 snow emergency about 5:15 p.m. Sunday. Roads were icy and hazardous with blowing and drifting snow.

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