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Winter Weather Advisory for Lake and Ashtabula Counties canceled hours early

The winter weather caused ODOT to reduce speeds on the I-90 corridor in Lake County.

CLEVELAND — We have some good news! A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY that was expected to continue until 7 a.m. Wednesday has been canceled hours early for Lake and Ashtabula Lakeshore and Ashtabula Inland counties.

The weather advisory was dropped as the snow stopped early Wednesday morning.

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The National Weather Service says a trough of low pressure will move east across the area late tonight. Flow ahead of the trough will be ideal for lake effect to continue through the night from west to east. 

The lake effect snow band will produce brief bursts of moderate to heavy snow at times in and advisory area. 

The wintry weather has caused the city of Painesville to issue a snow parking ban until further notice. 

In addition, ODOT reports that speeds on the I-90 corridor in Lake County have been reduced due to low visibility and heavy snowfall coating the roads. 

Our photojournalist Barry Wolf was out on State Route 44 and encountered difficult traveling conditions on the roadway.

Four to six inches of snow is possible where the squalls persist.

Brief wind gusts will cause blowing and drifting snow and temperatures will continue to fall through the night. 

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Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute east of Cleveland.

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