CLEVELAND — An Ohio county that includes the city of Toledo has declared a snow emergency that calls for all vehicles except those driven by emergency personnel to stay off the road as heavy snow continued to fall across northern Ohio.
The National Weather Service is predicting accumulations of 12 inches or more and high winds around Toledo and as much as a foot around Cleveland through early Monday morning. About 5 inches had fallen in Toledo by Sunday afternoon.
The Ohio Turnpike banned larger, box-like trucks and triple-trailer combinations from the 241-mile toll road from Sunday until noon Monday.
The National Weather Service is forecasting rain in central Ohio, which includes Columbus, and in Cincinnati in southern Ohio.