Thursday, February 21, 2013
A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for Northeast Ohio from 6 a.m. until 2 p.m. Friday, according to the National Weather Service.
A storm moving across the United State is expected to bring snow and freezing rain to Northeast Ohio early Friday, according to the National Weather Service. A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for most of Northeast Ohio from 6 a.m. until 2 p.m. Friday. About an inch of snow will fall sometime Friday but warming temperatures are expected to turn it into freezing rain, forecasters say. Roads will be slick, so the NWS advises commuters to drive at slower speeds and keep greater distances between cars.
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 …
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Solon Fire Chief Bill Shaw said the storm could have been much worse, but city officials were prepared.
Solon is dealing with some downed power lines, fallen trees and some limited access on a handful of roads in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, said Fire Chief Bill Shaw. Bainbridge Road near Solon Road is down to one lane and traffic is slow on Aurora Road near Carrington Court because of some low-hanging power lines. All traffic lights are functioning properly. Shaw said the city is dealing with typical damage, including trees down across the city and some power issues. Shaw said the city initiated some of its disaster plans, but did not have to fully use them. "I’ve been through worse, we were epecting worse, we are happy we didn't have worse," he said. CAUTION: Shaw said that as people start going outside to check on any damage, to stay…
Monday, October 29, 2012
Power outages are expected across Northeast Ohio due to strong winds from Hurricane Sandy.
Thousands of customers who have lost power in Northeast Ohio could remain without power until tomorrow afternoon, according to FirstEnergy. Most of the outages are in Cleveland and inner ring suburbs such as Cleveland Heights. As of 11 p.m. Oct. 29, Solon had about than 160 power outages. Spokesperson Mark Durbin said that these outages are generally due to high winds brought on by Hurricane Sandy, but added that crews are in a tough spot when it comes to repairs. "We are currently in a situation where, until the wind stops blowing, we’re not going to have a good handle on restoration time," he said. "If crews can safely make a repair we will do that, but we’re not esending crews up in bucket in 60-mile-per-hour winds." Some repairs can be…
Thursday, August 25, 2011
First Energy is reporting power outages throughout Cuyahoga County, including Solon, after an early morning storm ripped through the area
As many as 500 to 2,000 people are still without power in Solon at about 10 a.m. after an early morning storm ripped through the area, according to First Energy's Outage Map. Solon City Schools reported that all of their schools had power this morning, so the school day was not disrupted. First Energy has said that more than 25,000 people are without power in Northeast Ohio after a storm with wind gusts reaching 80 mph struck and heavy lightning struck the area. The Plain Dealer reports that the hardest-hit areas include Parma, Parma Heights, Garfield Heights and Warrensville Heights.