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 Solon, 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.
Thursday, March 21, 2013
Solon could see accumulation from lake-effect snow through Friday morning.
The National Weather Service has issued a lake-effect snow warning for Cuyahoga County, including Solon, until noon Friday. Snow will intensify through Thursday afternoon and overnight, with accumulations of four to eight inches possible by midday on Friday. Winds will be coming out of the west from 10-20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph possible. Temperatures will be in the low 20s with highs around 30 degrees.
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 Lake and Cuyahoga counties. Meteorologists are warning that southwest winds of 20 to 30 mph and gusts reaching up to 45 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 three and seven inches expected in Lake County and three to six inches in Cuyahoga County by Wednesday night. Wind can sometimes cause property damage -- knocking down …
Monday, February 11, 2013
Meteorologists predict that gusts of wind could reach up to 50 mph
The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for Cuyahoga, Lake and Ashtabula counties. Meteorologists are predicting that the region will be buffeted with strong southwestern winds from now until 1 a.m. Tuesday. The winds are predicted to be 20 to 30 mph with the occasional gust reaching 50 mph. They are being created by a strong low pressure system that is pulling a cold front east across northern Ohio and Northwest Pennsylvania. It is creating a tight pressure gradient that will remain throughout the day. Strong winds can knock down trees and power lines. Please let us know if you see any wind damage in your community -- especially if it closes a road -- so we can update this story.
Thursday, January 31, 2013
A Lake Effect Snow Warning begins at 6 a.m. Thursday for much of Northeast Ohio, including Cuyahoga County.
The National Weather Service has issued a Lake Effect Snow Warning beginning Thursday morning and extending through Saturday morning. A Lake Effect Watch had been called for, but was upgraded to a warning at 4 p.m. Wednesday. A cold front will move into the area tonight, allowing an arctic airmass to settle over Northeast Ohio. Forecasters say inland snow accumulations could reach six inches to a foot, with up to two feet of accumulation possible in areas closest to the lake. Basically, the closer to the lake, the greater chance for higher snow accumulations. Drive safe and stay warm!
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Despite today's balmy temperatures, a Lake Effect Snow Watch is in effect beginning early Thursday
Today, 60-degree temperatures and possible thunderstorms. Tomorrow, temperatures in the teens and lake-effect snow, which could dump as much as a foot in some areas. Welcome to Cleveland weather! The National Weather Service has issued a Lake Effect Snow Watch beginning Thursday morning and extending through Friday night. A cold front will move into the area tonight, allowing an arctic airmass to settle over Northeast Ohio. Forecasters say inland snow accumulations could reach six inches to a foot, with up to two feet of accumulation possible in areas closest to the lake. Basically, the closer to the lake, the greater chance for higher snow accumulations.
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
Meteorologists warn that the eastern suburbs of Cleveland could receive lots of snow between Monday and Wednesday
The National Weather Service has issued a lake effect snow warning for the eastern suburbs of Cleveland -- including Solon. Meteorologists say the region could receive as much as 10 to 20 inches of snow between Monday and Wednesday morning at 7 a.m. The snow will be 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. Lake-effect snow is expected to return Monday afternoon and continue through Tuesday night. The snow will also be paired with a drop in temperatures. Thermometers are expected to dip to between 4 and 20 degrees through Wednesday. Finally, a wind…
Sunday, January 20, 2013
Meteorologists warn that the eastern suburbs of Cleveland could receive between one and two feet of snow between Sunday and Wednesday
The National Weather Service has issued a lake effect snow watch for the region, warning that the eastern suburbs of Cleveland -- including Solon -- could receive as much as two feet of snow between Sunday evening and Wednesday morning. The snow will be 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. The snow could begin as early as Sunday evening, but it's expected to be at its worst from Monday afternoon through much of Tuesday. The snow will also be paired with a drop in temperatures. Thermometers are expected to dip to between 4 and 20 F during …