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, January 30, 2013
35 years ago this week, the Blizzard of 78 paralyzed Ohio, Michigan and Indiana
With temperatures peaking in the upper 50s this week in Cleveland, it’s a perfect example of how unpredictable the weather can be. It 35 years ago this week, the “Blizzard of ‘78” struck; a stark contrast to this week's weather. Formally referred to as the Great Blizzard of 1978, dumped more than a foot snow from Jan. 25-27. That was accompanied by temperatures dipping to 0 and wind gusts of up to 48 mph, according to the National Weather Service’s storm review. The Blizzard was deemed the worst in Ohio history, resulting in 51 deaths. More than 50,000 members of the Ohio National Guard were called in to make numerous rescues and for the first time ever, the entire Ohio Turnpike was closed down. Michigan declared a state of emergency and…
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
Tips provided by Ohio Highway Patrol and FEMA
You know the snow is coming, and that means time to bust out your snow-driving skills. The state Highway Patrol and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have offered some tips for driving safely in the snow and items you should keep in your car in case of an emergency. • Allow extra time to get to your destination, maintain a safe distance between your vehicle and the traffic ahead, pay close attention to bridges and overpasses because they freeze first. • If your car breaks down, turn on your hazard warning lights, get your car as far off the road as possible and call 1-877-7-PATROL for help. Stay in your car until help arrives. • Stock your car with the following items in case you are stranded:cell phone with car charger, road …
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.
Friday, January 20, 2012
The National Weather Service has Twinsburg under a Winter Weather Advisory until 9 a.m. Saturday
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Northeast Ohio until Saturday morning, forecasting four to six inches of snow starting this afternoon. The storm is expected to move in later today and continue overnight, eventually ending by Saturday morning. The advisory ends at 9 a.m. Saturday. Accompanying the snow will be moderate winds around 10 mph and temperatures in the low 20s. Visibility will be less than a quarter mile, which will make driving even tougher, along with the slick roads from the snow accumulation.
Tuesday, January 3, 2012
Police Chief Chris Noga said officers have been responding to call off-and-on since early this morning
The first big snow storm of the winter has caused problems for drivers in Twinsburg today, but according to Police Chief Chris Noga, there haven't been any major problems. "We've gotten calls for cars off the road and things like that, but it's typical when the weather gets like this," Noga said. Noga told Twinsburg Patch he didn't have any figures on the number of incidents due to the weather today, but that officers have been responding to calls off-and-on since early this morning. A lake-effect snow warning has been extended to 7 p.m. tonight by the National Weather Service, but they say it should start tapering off as the day goes on. The total accumulation for today could be up to three inches.