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 issues a “Blizzard Warning,” after canceling—and upgrading—a previously issued “winter storm warning.” Holiday travelers may want to adjust their plans accordingly. The blizzard warning in effect from 7 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 26 to 7 a.m. EST Thursday, Dec. 27. Cuyahoga 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 …
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 storm warning for the Cuyahoga County area, including Solon. The warning starts at 4 a.m. Friday and lasts until 7 p.m. Saturday. According to the weather servce, Solon 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, November 23, 2012
The first lake effect snow event of the season could drop as much as seven inches of snow on Northeast Ohio overnight and Saturday.
Get ready for the first lake effect snow of the season. The National Weather Service has issued a Lake Effect Snow Advisory for most of Northeast Ohio. Forecasters expect about 1 to 3 inches of snow to fall overnight Friday and another 2 to 4 inches on Saturday, according to the forecast. Along with the snow, forecasters expect gusty winds, low visibility and falling temperatures into the low 30s or upper 20s. The advisory is set to expire at about 7 a.m. Sunday. Read the National Weather Service Alert for more information.
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…
Tuesday, July 3, 2012
A severe thunderstorm warning is in effect for Cuyahoga County until 11 a.m., according to the National Weather Service.
The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Cuyahoga County. The warning is in effect until 11 a.m. The weather service says the storm, which is moving southeast into Northeast Ohio, can produce destructive winds reaching 75 miles per hour. Stay tuned for updates. See the full Solon forecast here.
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.
Tuesday, January 31, 2012
Unseasonal temperatures are expected in Solon today.
58 degrees. You read that right. Despite it being January and the season labeled winter, spring-like temperatures are expected to arrive in Solon today, with a bit of sunshine too. The National Weather Service says the high temperatures will reach about 58 degrees with partly sunny skies. It will be a bit windy, with some gusts reaching 29 miles per hour. It's expected to rain tonight and stay warm, with low temperatures falling only to about 47 degrees. Temperatures are expected to slowly get colder throughout the week, with a chance of snow returning Sunday night.
Friday, January 20, 2012
More snow is on the way.
As much as three to five inches of snow could fall tonight in Solon as another winter storm is expected to move through the area. The National Weather Service expects snow to begin falling after 5 p.m. with the heavier snow showers expected overnight. A winter weather advisory is in effect starting at 5 p.m. until 9 a.m. Saturday. The snow is expected to taper off before 10 a.m. Stay with Solon Patch for more information on the snow storm.
Thursday, January 19, 2012
Visibility could be reduced to half-a-mile during the heavier snow showers this afternoon, forecasts the National Weather Service.
Drivers in Solon should use caution this afternoon as heavy snow showers are forecasted to drastically reduce visibility. The National Weather Service says that heavy snows between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. today will quickly dump as much as three inches on Northeast Ohio. Those snow showers coupled with gusty winds may reduce visibility to half a mile. The weather services advises drivers to reduce speed and use extra caution during the afternoon rush hour.