CINCINNATI (FOX19) - Freezing rain, sleet, and snow arrived in the Tri-State in time for the evening commute.
Snowfall totals included from 3.5″ in Georgetown; 2″ in Madisonville, Sharonville and Independence; 1.3″ in South Lebanon; and 1″ in Lebanon.
Across the far southern parts of the FOX19 NOW viewing area accumulations were lower because it was mainly a mix of rain and freezing rain. The same parts are slated to get more of the same Thursday.
Driving Wednesday night and Thursday will be dangerous so exercise caution.
A Winter Storm Warning is in effect this evening for the following counties: Owen, Grant, Pendleton, Bracken, Mason, Robertson, and Lewis. Snow could accumulate to 1″ and very dangerous glaze ice to 0.20″.
A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect this evening for the following counties: Franklin, Ripley, Dearborn, Switzerland, Ohio, Boone, Kenton, Campbell, Butler, Hamilton, Warren Clermont, Clinton, Highland, Brown, and Adams. Snow could accumulate up to 2″ and ice up to 0.10″.
The Cincinnati Police Department has activated its Emergency Auto Accident Reporting Procedure due to the weather conditions.
If you are involved in a non-injury auto accident, police say exchange information between drivers and file a report at a later time at one of the Cincinnati police districts.
The Ohio Department of Transporation has more than 120 crews on duty throughout the state, applying salt and plowing as needed.
Drivers are reminded to reduce their speed, allow additional travel time and maintain a safe following distance.
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