Word has it that the thermometer broke through the 80 degree mark on Tuesday, signaling that the worst of winter — and even the not-so-worst of winter — is behind us.
It’s good to plan ahead, but before doing so let’s take a quick look back at the wonderful winter of 2020-2021. In particular, let’s consider how north central Ohio fared in terms of the white stuff.
The bottom line is that it snowed and snowed over the last several weeks, and Mansfield found itself above average in terms of total snowfall for cities in the eastern part of the United States. More…
The weather prognosticators have spoken. Richland County is going to have a white Christmas this year.
Unfortunately, it will be combined with a rather nasty change in temperature.
According to the National Weather Service office in Cleveland, Richland County can expect some snow beginning in the late morning to early afternoon. Some accumulation is likely, with about 1 to 4 inches the most likely outcome.
Some additional snow is possible Tuesday evening.
On Christmas Eve morning, a cold front will move across the county, followed by much cooler air on Christmas Eve through Saturday. Because it will be accompanied by gusty winds, this can include single digit temperatures on Christmas Day itself.