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Lake-effect snow episode ends, but heavier snow in forecast

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BERLIN HEIGHTS, Ohio -

From Saturday into Sunday morning, lake-effect snow continued to cause trouble to the east of I-75.

The snow has ended, after 2.1" were reported in Berlin Heights, Erie County, with a broad stripe of 1" to 2" from central Erie County across Huron County, and into Crawford County.

A little closer to the Toledo metro area, 1.7" fell in the Fremont area, according to a storm report.

Only a dusting to a small fraction of an inch fell from Port Clinton to Toledo.

Looking forward, Monday will be a chilly but bright day with a partly sunny sky.

All eyes are now on a large storm system that will mature just to our west on Monday night.

A disturbance will dive southeast from the northern Rockies, and encounter another low pressure system, emerging from the south.

The two systems will merge, producing a widespread stripe of snow, most likely across northwest Ohio and perhaps even southeast Michigan.

Late last week, it appeared that the storm track would be a bit to our south, but recent computer model runs have shifted it north.

Stay tuned over the next couple of days for updates.

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