Snow falls in Seneca County

A winter weather advisory was issued Monday for Seneca County and is to expire this morning.

National Weather Service issued the advisory about 2:15 p.m. Monday, and it remains in effect until 7 a.m. today.

Seneca County Sheriff’s Office issued a Level 1 snow emergency about 7:45 p.m. Monday. Roads were hazardous with blowing and drifting snow, and also were icy.

Rain fell in the county Monday morning, and snow fell during the afternoon.

The weather service predicted snow accumulation of 3-5 inches in Seneca, Huron, Erie, Sandusky, Marion, Crawford, Ottawa and Wyandot counties and encouraged people to plan on slippery road conditions.

It also predicted winds of 10-15 mph would drop wind chill temperatures to single digits this morning. Wind chills are to be around zero Wednesday morning, according to the weather service.

National Weather Service predicted a slight chance of snow showers Wednesday night.

Thursday’s temperature is to be 36 degrees, and Friday’s is to be 35 degrees.

The weather service predicted a high temperature of 45 degrees early next week.