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The first snowstorm of the season looks to be on the way…

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for most of the area.

We can expect anywhere from 4 to 12 inches of snow tonight into tomorrow, with high winds.

The amount of snow all depends on whether the temperature stays above or below freezing.

A look at state COVID-19 numbers…

Erie and Huron counties start the week at a Level 3 Red; while Lorain County is at the highest severity, a Level 4 Purple, in the state’s color-coded ratings for COVID-19 spread.

The state reported over 7,700 new cases and 21 deaths on Sunday, but says those numbers are incomplete due to thousands of reports yet to be reviewed and a surge in testing.

COVID-19 has hit a notable member of law enforcement.

According to the Sandusky Register, Ottawa County Sheriff Steve Levorchick is recovering from the virus after testing positive on November 21st.


The Highway Patrol is asking for your help in sorting out what happened Thursday night on the Ohio Turnpike in Erie County.

What they DO know is…23-year-old Karysha Melendez of Lorain was driving westbound between Routes 4 and 250 when her car struck the concrete median.

The car veered off the road and came to rest in a ditch.

Melendez then walked into traffic, where she was struck and killed by an oncoming truck.


Fire…has forced 10 people from a home on East 32nd in Lorain.

Damage from last night’s fire is pegged at about 30-thousand-dollars.

No official cause on that fire, but firefighters believe, it might have been ‘electrical in nature’.


The Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force is offering a reward for information, leading to the arrest of 39 year old Robbie Baines.

Baines is wanted in connection with an assault in Huntington Township.

He’s on parole…released from prison 6 months ago.


Police in Amherst are asking residents to be vigilant when it comes to holiday-related crimes…as home burglaries increase this time of year.

Police believe, break-ins might be related to similar incidents in nearby communities.


Second Harvest Food Bank has released their monthly drive-thru food pantry calendar for December.

It begins Tuesday at Sailorway Middle School in Vermilion and also includes a stop later this week at Lorain County Community College.

The rest of the month includes stops in Huron, Willard, Norwalk and throughout Lorain County.

Tomorrow, businesses in Avon Lake with 3 to 20 employees may apply for COVID-19 relief grants.

Avon Lake City Council has set aside 100-thousand-dollars for the program.

Applications will be processed by the Lorain County Chamber of Commerce.


A major monetary contribution is headed to the state’s and nearby state’s chapters of the Make-a-Wish Foundation.

According to the Sandusky Register, Sandusky’s W.A. Smith Financial Group and several local companies helped raise $70,000 through the financial firm’s fourth annual public fundraiser.



The Cleveland Browns held on to win 27-25 at Jacksonville on Sunday, bumping their record to 8 and 3, their best record through 11 games since 1994.


From the National Weather Service…

A Winter Storm Warning goes into effect at 7:00 pm tonight.


Rain, changing to rain and snow by late afternoon.

High near 40.



Snow, 3 to 7 inches possible.  Blustery.

Low around 28.



Snow, 2 to 4 additional inches possible.  Blustery.

High of 31.



Sunny, with a high near 37.