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Winter storm watch issued through Tuesday morning. Here’s what you can expect

More snow is headed to the Erie region on Monday, and it will come with high winds.

The National Weather Service in Cleveland has issued a winter storm watch until Tuesday morning. Up to eight inches of snow is possible for northern Erie County, and winds could gust to 40 mph.

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Details on any travel restrictions will be communicated via variable roadway message boards and at 511PA.com and smartphone apps. Motorists can also sign up for alerts on the website.

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This is an April 2017 file photo of winter-like conditions on Interstate 79. The National weather service is forecasting lake-effect snow on Monday.

This is an April 2017 file photo of winter-like conditions on Interstate 79. The National weather service is forecasting lake-effect snow on Monday.

Weather forecast

For Sunday, there will be rain and snow showers before 4 p.m. with temperatures around 40. Winds could gust as high as 37 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

Temperatures then drop into the low 20s and the National Weather Service expects heavy lake-effect snow beginng Monday morning. Expect moderate to heavy snowfall begins before sunrise Monday, continuing through the afternoon. Blowing and drifting of snow may become a significant issue by Monday afternoon. Tuesday’s high will be about 25 with less chance of snow.

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This article originally appeared on Erie Times-News: Erie weather: Winter storm warning issued until Tuesday

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