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, 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 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 …
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
The Solon Police have messages for residents regarding the snow storm.
The Solon Police Department has some information for residents regarding emergency sheltering and the parking ban during the ongoing snow storm. This message was posted on the department's Facebook page: Did you know that in emergencies, the Solon Community Center can be activated as an emergency shelter for Solon residents? If this storm causes power outages for extended periods of time, keep this in mind. If you are a Solon resident need shelter, you can call the Community Center at 440-248-5747 to see if this has occurred, or the Solon Emergency Dispatch Center at 440-248-1234 if you have other critical needs during this weather emergency. And remember, when snow accumulates more than 2" a City-wide parking ban will be enforced on City …
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 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 …
Thursday, January 12, 2012
The National Weather Service forecasts that the rain will turn to snow tonight and as much as three inches could fall in Solon.
Today's mild January temperatures and rain will be shoved aside by a cold front bringing frigid air and snow. With a snow storm moving in from the West, the National Weather Service forecasts that the rain will turn to snow before 8 p.m. tonight, and bring about one to three inches of snow to Solon overnight. The temperature is expected to drop into the 20s. Another two to four inches of snow could fall Friday, and the high temperature is expected to reach 27 degrees. A chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 45. Southwest wind between 11 and 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible. Stay tuned to Solon Patch for weather updates, school closings and other storm-related …