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First possible accumulating snowfall in Northeast Ohio coming Sunday night

Northeast Ohio may get its first chance at accumulating snow this weekend as a strong cold front brings rain transitioning to snow.
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CLEVELAND — Winter is coming to Northeast Ohio. At least a quick glance of it... Lake-effect snow will be possible this weekend, late Sunday evening into early Monday.

FORECAST: Sunny Halloween followed by a wintry mix on Sunday

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3News' own Andrew Horansky already shared photos of hail from his own home. Most of the lakefront is also under a wind advisory, and the worst is likely yet to come.


A clipper system in southern Canada will be dropping south into the weekend. Before the front arrives, light rain will be likely in Ohio on Sunday morning. Once the front pushes through with cooler air, we will see that transition over to snow showers near sunset. Scattered snow showers will be possible into early Monday morning.

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Amounts will be tricky. Here is our best guess: the lake-effect snow belt will be the winners with this quick round of snow showers with a couple inches possible. In the surrounding Cleveland metropolitan area there may be a dusting. Many spots south and west of downtown may not receive any measurable snow.

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The transition from light rain to snow showers may take place around sunset on Sunday evening. Snow showers may linger into Monday morning, dissipating before the afternoon.

Credit: WKYC

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