NOTE: All of these winter alerts have expired since the lake effect snow has ended. Below is our original story:

The lake effect snow isn't backing off just yet.

As of 9:30 a.m. Thursday, the National Weather Service extended and expanded a series of winter weather alerts. Here's where we stand:

WINTER STORM WARNING | We're expecting an additional 2-4 inches in the following area:

- Geauga County until 4 p.m. (originally set to expire at 10 a.m.)

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY | We're expecting an additional 1-3 inches of snow in the following areas:

- Ashtabula County until 4 p.m. (originally set to expire at 10 a.m.)

- Cuyahoga County until 4 p.m. (newly added to the advisory list)

- Lorain County until 4 p.m. (newly added to the advisory list)

- Medina County until 4 p.m. (originally set to expire at 10 a.m.)

- Portage County until 4 p.m. (originally set to expire at 10 a.m.)

- Summit County until 4 p.m. (originally set to expire at 10 a.m.)

- Trumbull County until 4 p.m. (originally set to expire at 10 a.m.)

►EXTENDED FORECAST | Next 7 days

►LIVE RADAR | Track the snow

►CURRENT WEATHER ALERTS | See the list

Gusty northwest winds to 30 mph will cause blowing snow, and higher accumulation totals are possible where snow bands persist.

Forecasters warn that travel could be “very difficult” during the advisory period.

On Wednesday, we had already seen snowfall totals of 4 to 6 inches across much of Geauga County.