Wednesday, January 23, 2013
The National Weather Service issues a wind chill advisory; snow warning continues.
Extremely cold weather is settling into Northeast Ohio and staying for several days. The National Weather Service on Tuesday night issued a Winter Weather Message warning of heavy snow, gusty winds and extremely cold temperatures. Through Wednesday morning, accumulations of four to eight inches are expected, with temperatures ranging from 2 degrees to 10 degrees above zero. Winds are from the west at 10 mph to 15 mph, with gusts of up to 25 mph. Wind chill is expected to drop to 15 below zero. The National Weather Service warns that driving may be very slow, impossible or hazardous with highly variable road conditions, especially along the lakeshore. It may be clear skies in one place, with blowing snow and near-zero visibility a few …
Thursday, December 20, 2012
Rain and snow—and lots of it—are expected to start Thursday.
Update, 8:24 p.m. The National Weather Service has upgraded this alert to a Winter Storm Warning. The warning will be in effect from 4 a.m. Friday until 7 p.m. Saturday. Lakewood could see six to 12 inches of snow throughout that time. Drivers should be cautious; the service notes that heavy snow and ice could make the roads dangerous. Strong winds are also still expected. The watch issued Thursday is no longer in effect. The original post follows below. The weather has been pretty mild for December in Northeast Ohio so far this year, but that could change soon. The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for the Cuyahoga County area, including Lakewood. The watch starts Thursday night and lasts until Saturday evening…
Sunday, October 28, 2012
Frankenstorm's threat spurs National Weather Service to upgrade high wind watch to a warning Sunday.
Hurricane Sandy, the huge tropical storm marring the East Coast, is expected to have effects as far inland as Northeast Ohio. The National Weather Service has upgraded a high wind watch for all of Northeast Ohio issued Saturday to a warning. All warnings in effect for Northeast Ohio, 4:35 p.m. Sunday: The warning is in effect from noon Monday to 4 p.m. Tuesday. The service warns that we could see sustained winds at 30 to 40 miles per hour with gusts as high as 55 to 60 miles per hour. The wind will likely cause down trees and limbs, resulting in power outages. The Red Cross recommends that residents be prepared for a power outage with this kit. Northeast Ohio is still under a flood watch from late Sunday night through Tuesday evening. The…
Wednesday, March 28, 2012
The drill will take place at 9:50 a.m. today throughout Ohio
No need for alarm — the sirens you'll likely hear blasting at 9:50 a.m. today are part of the 2012 Statewide Tornado Drill. The siren test consists of sirens on for three minutes, then three minutes silent. This cycle will occur four times. The drill is dependent on the weather forecast recommendation of the National Weather Service (NWS). As of Tuesday afternoon, the National Weather Service had predicted no severe weather for Northeast Ohio. For additional information on the drill and Severe Weather Awareness Week, see the Ohio Committee on Severe Weather Awareness.
Tuesday, November 29, 2011
Many rivers have been rising in response to the rain since yesterday, according to the National Weather Service.
Monday, November 14, 2011
Strong winds in the area are the cause for a tornado watch in several Northeast Ohio counties tonight. Take a look at the advisory from the National Weather Service.
The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for Summit, Medina, Portage, Cuyahoga, Stark, Lorain and other counties until 11 p.m. tonight. Severe thunderstorms are possible late this afternoon and evening as a cold front moves across the area, according to the NWS. Keep an eye out for damaging winds, tornadoes, heavy rain and large hail. If you have photos to share from the storm or reports of flooding or damage, email your local editor.
Sunday, November 13, 2011
Expect gusts of up to 50 mph hour today. The wind should die down around sunset.