Snowy road in snow storm.

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Tuesday morning is proving tough on the roads as snowy, icy conditions hit the region — and more than 350 schools are closed or delayed.

It’s thanks to a strong storm system pushing a warm front across the area.

Along with the front, winds will become quite gusty across the area.

The National Weather Service has issued the following alerts in the Channel 3 viewing area:

  • WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY for Ashland, Cuyahoga, Erie, Geauga, Holmes, Huron, Lake, Lorain, Medina, Portage, Richland, Stark, Summit, Wayne (Tuesday 3 a.m. until Tuesday 11 a.m.)
  • WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY for Ashtabula Inland, Ashtabula Lakeshore, Mahoning, Trumbull (Tuesday 5 a.m. until Tuesday 1 p.m.)
  • FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY for Tuscarawas, Columbiana, Coshocton and Carroll (Tuesday 5 a.m. until Tuesday 1 p.m.)
  • WIND ADVISORY for Ashland, Erie, Huron, Ottawa, Richland, Sandusky, Seneca (Tuesday 10 a.m. until Tuesday 10 p.m.)
  • WIND ADVISORY for Ashtabula Inland, Ashtabula Lakeshore, Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Lorain, Medina, Summit, Wayne (Tuesday 10 a.m. until Wednesday 1 a.m.)
  • WIND ADVISORY for Holmes, Mahoning, Portage, Stark, Trumbull (Tuesday 1 p.m. until Wednesday 1 a.m.)

Here’s what you need to know…

* Accumulations…Snow accumulation of around 1 inch…along with a light glaze of ice.
* Timing…Snow will begin by 3 am then transition over to a period of light freezing rain for the morning commute. All locations should change over to rain by late morning.
* Impacts…Ice and snow accumulations may create slippery road conditions and produce scattered power outages.
* Winds…South 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.
* Temperatures…Dipping to the middle 20s this evening then slowly warming through sunrise. Temperatures above freezing should arrive by 11 am.

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