Sunday, March 24, 2013
The National Weather Service predicts a major snow system will move through the area Sunday night and into Monday.
About 4 to 6 inches of snow are expected to hit Northeast Ohio, including Twinsburg, as a major storm system moves through the region beginning Sunday night. Snow is expected to begin late Sunday and continue into Monday, the National Weather Service forecasts. While Northwest and North Central Ohio are expected to bear the brunt of the snow fall, with up to 8 inches expected, Northeast Ohio is expected to receive its fair share. Winds are expected to pick up as well, with gusts reaching 30 miles per hour. Stay tuned to Patch for more weather updates.
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
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. this morning are part of the 2013 Statewide Tornado Drill. During the test, sirens will sound across Ohio for about three minutes, and some cities may opt to repeat the drill. The drill is dependent on the weather forecast recommendation of the National Weather Service (NWS). The National Weather Service has predicted no severe weather for Northeast Ohio on Wednesday. For additional information on the drill and Severe Weather Awareness Week, see the Ohio Committee on Severe Weather Awareness. Tornado app Additionally, the American Red Cross launched its official Tornado app Monday, putting potentially lifesaving information in the hands of people who live in, visit or …
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
In addition to wind, the area is likely to receive snow today and Wednesday
The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for most of the region -- including Summit County. Meteorologists are warning that southwest winds of 20 to 30 mph and gusts reaching up to 41 mph will rattle the region today. The strongs winds are being caused by an arctic front that has moved into the area. The advisory is in effect until 7 p.m. today. Furthermore, the wind is expected to be joined by precipitation. Meteorologists predict that rain showers will turn into snow by the mid-morning today. The snow will persist through Wednesday with between one and three inches falling by Wednesday night. Wind can sometimes cause property damage -- knocking down trees or power lines. Let us know if any roads are closed in your area or …
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 miles…
Monday, January 21, 2013
The National Weather Service reports the wind chill makes it feel like -11 degrees outside.
The National Weather Service has issued a wind chill advisory for the region, and predicts snow accumulation of around 1-3 inches tonight in Twinsburg and Summit County. Wind gusts could get as fast as 29 mph today, reports the National Weather Service. The daytime snow accumulation is about 1 inch. Tonight's low is 7 degrees. The snow is caused by an arctic airmass that is moving into the area. Its cold air combined with the low pressure across the Great Lakes will allow for the possibility of persistent lake effect snow across Northeast Ohio and Northwest Pennsylvania. Tuesday's high will only reach 12 degrees with a 50 percent chance of blowing snow. Winds will be blowing between 16 and 18 mph. If you take any photos of the snow, be …
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Blizzard could arrive by Wednesday morning to Cleveland area. Adjust travel plans accordingly.
‘Tis the season…for snow. The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a “winter storm warning.” Holiday travelers may want to adjust their plans accordingly. The warning in effect from 7 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 26 to 7 a.m. EST Thursday, Dec. 27. Summit County is included in the warning. Heavy snow will combine with northeast winds to create severe winter weather. The NWS advised of the following: Watch for any announcements from local authorities concerning your road conditions. Precautionary/preparedness actions: A blizzard warning means severe winter weather conditions are expected or occurring. Visibilities will be near zero at times making travel extremely dangerous. Do not travel. If you must, have a winter survival kit with you. If…
Friday, December 21, 2012
Rain is expected to turn to snow—and lots of it—starting Thursday night.
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 weather advisory for the much of Northeast Ohio, including Twinsburg. The watch starts at 4 a.m. Friday and lasts until 1 p.m. Saturday . According to the weather servce, Twinsburg could receive 5 to 9 inches of snow. The heaviest snow is expected Friday and Saturday. Winds are expected to be pretty strong, too, and could reach up to 55 miles per hour. Rain is expected for the remainder of Thursday afternoon and evening. Are you looking forward to the first major snow of the season? Tell us in the comments.
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, April 11, 2012
March was 13 degrees warmer than the average and featured a string of 10 consecutive days over 70 F
It might be cruel to remind everyone of how sunny it was last month -- considering it snowed in parts of Northeast Ohio overnight -- but it wasn't just warm in March; it was historically hot. March 2012 was the hottest March on record for Northeast Ohio, according to the National Weather Service. The average temperature was 51.4 F, Meteorologist Karen Clark said. "That's 13 degrees above the average, which is pretty extraordinary," she said. The previous record was an average of 49.5 F, which was set in 1946. The month also included an uninterrupted streak of 10 days that were 70 F or warmer. This too was a record for March in Ohio. Before that, the longest streak was seven days, which was set in 1945. Ohio's unseasonable warmth was 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.