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 9, 2012
A mom finds a way to stay in the game, even if she's temporarily confined to the kitchen
I winced stepping out of the shower. Every muscle hurt. I’d battled the flu earlier that week, but this was something bigger, more consuming. The third day must be the worst, I reasoned. I dressed then sat down to reflect. I was home alone, except for the cat who lounged on my desk, one paw on my arm, tail curled against my keyboard. Everyone was at church without me — a rare occurrence, but today, for the best. A social butterfly can’t hold her tongue. “Rest your voice,” my husband had said. I’d rolled over, grateful for shut-eye. Moments after the family left, the cat pounced on me. So much for sleeping in. I flipped on weather-radio. Today’s high: mid-20s. It’s going to kill me to stay inside. We were out of our minds. Every last one of…
Monday, January 2, 2012
Outside snapping some shots of the kids playing in the snow? Upload them here!
Lucky for us, today is a holiday. With snow already falling and more on the way, we know the kids are likely out playing in the first big snow of the year. So why don't you grab that camera and take some pics and share them with your neighbors? You can upload your snow pictures right here on this post. Just click on the "Upload Photos and Videos" button to upload. It's that easy! Don't forget caption info so we know what we're looking at! Stay safe and stay warm!