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17.2" of snow recorded in Ashtabula County: See the highest snow totals throughout Northeast Ohio

Multiple communities in Ashtabula County were hit with more than a foot of snow.

MONROE CENTER, Ohio — Editor's note: Video in the player at the top of this story features team coverage of the lake effect snow from Thursday.

Wow! That’s a lot of snow!

Monroe Center in Ashtabula County has seen 17.2” of snow, which the National Weather Service in Cleveland says is the highest reported amount in Northeast Ohio.

This big total comes as Ashtabula County received the brunt of heavy lake effect snow during the overnight and early morning hours.

RELATED: Live weather updates: Tracking lake effect snow in Northeast Ohio

All of Ashtabula County was under a level 3 snow emergency earlier Thursday morning, but the sheriff later modified the alert to only include areas north of I-90 – which means roadways within the impacted area are closed to non-emergency travel.

Monroe Center wasn’t the only location to see big snow totals. Here are the top snow accumulations as reported by the National Weather Service as of 10:55 a.m.


  • Edgewood: 16.1"
  • Conneaut: 14"
  • ESE Ashtabula: 14"
  • S Ashtabula: 9.8"
  • ESE Pierpont: 5.5"
  • ENE Jefferson: 2.1"
  • N Cherry Valley: 2.1"
  • ENE Trumbull: 2"
  • E South Madison: 1.8"

RELATED: Level 3 snow emergency activated in Ashtabula County: See the impacted area where roads are closed to non-emergency travel


  • North Madison: 5.5"
  • WSW Madison: 2"
  • Madison: 1.6"
  • ESE Painesville: 1.5"
  • WNW Concord: 1.4"
  • NW Concord: 1.4"
  • N Madison: 1.3"
  • E Mentor: 1.2"


  • W South Thompson: 2"
  • SE South Madison: 2"
  • S Montville: 1.4"

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  • SE Sagamore Hills: 2.2"
  • Akron-Canton Airport: 0.3"


  • ESE Broadview Heights: 1"
  • W Chagrin Falls: 0.7"
  • NNE North Royalton: 0.5"
  • Highland Heights: 0.5"
  • NE Euclid: 0.5"
  • WSW Cleveland Heights: 0.5"


Hiram: 1"

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