Monday, March 4, 2013
The drill will take place at 9:50 a.m. Wednesday throughout Ohio.
No need for alarm — the sirens you'll likely hear blasting at 9:50 a.m. Wednesday 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). As of Sunday evening, 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…
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 Stark and Summit 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 strong 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 about an inch accumulation in North Canton today and less than an inch accumulation Wednesday. Wind can sometimes cause property damage -- knocking down trees or power lines. Let …
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
And temperatures are expected to be in the mid-60s — yes, in January
It'll be a windy one today. The National Weather Service predicts wind gusts as high as 40 miles per hour. And, we'll be seeing showers (chance of precipitation is 100 percent) and possibly a thunderstorm in addition to the high winds, with a high temperature of 64 degrees (yes, in January). The National Weather Service also predicts new rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible. North Canton residents will see a drastic difference Thursday, when temperatures drop to about 26 degrees, according to AOL Weather. Winds are expected to stay about the same, reaching around 40 mph.
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Travelers should expect hazardous driving conditions, reports National Weather Service.
Old Man Winter has been pretty quiet the past month, but he's expected to roar into North Canton today to deposit anywhere from 6 to 12 inches of snow – then blow it all around. The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for Stark and other Northeast Ohio counties that runs from 7 a.m. today through 7 a.m. Thursday. The storm could spell trouble for post-Christmas travelers, as the government agency is saying heavy snow will combine with gusty northeast winds to create hazardous driving conditions. "Heavy snow will make travel difficult Wednesday afternoon into Wednesday night. Visibilities could be reduced to near zero at times from the combination of falling and blowing snow," ," the agency reported. "You should use …
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…
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.
Thursday, March 8, 2012
Watch out for falling tree limbs and hold on to your hats! The wind is going to be mighty gusty today.
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
North Canton and the rest of Stark County is under a tornado watch, according to The National Weather Service
Sunday, January 1, 2012
A wind advisory is in effect until 9 p.m. Sunday. Loose objects could be blown around and a few limbs or power lines could come down.