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CLEVELAND — A spokesperson for USPS said mail service in Northeast Ohio will be suspended after 2 p.m. Wednesday because of the weather. This update comes after USPS said mail would be delivered in Cleveland on Wednesday. Originally, USPS sent out an alert on Tuesday night saying they were going to halt mail delivery services […]

CLEVELAND, Ohio — The Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (RTA) announced on Wednesday it is providing free rides to three transit centers and two rail stations and opening them for 24 hours so people can come in from these bitterly cold temperatures.  RTA said it will provide the free service beginning at 6 p.m. Wednesday until it determines […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Northeast Ohio has been impacted by continuous lake effect snow, bone-chilling winds, and unusually cold temperatures since winter started. Some would think the abnormal weather is more fitting for arctic climates like Alaska, but Ohio’s weather is harsher than the neighbors to the north on Tuesday. According to the National Weather Service, the […]

CLEVELAND – As people begin to dig out from the latest snow storm to hit Northeast Ohio, health experts are reminding about the potential dangers of shoveling snow. In many parts of the area, the snowfall was wet and slushy, making it particularly heavy. Doctor Mark Gillinov, with the Cleveland Clinic said, “You have to […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The City of Cleveland has been conducting snow removal operations overnight and will continue to throughout the day. Currently, the Department of Public Works is actively servicing city streets with a focus on servicing mains and secondary-mains during snowfall. The city says they have 60 trucks out on the roads, focusing […]

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio– As the saying goes: If you don’t like the weather in Cleveland, wait 15 minutes, it will change. Maybe that was one driver’s thought when leaving the house Thursday morning. Joe Burdick said he snapped this photo on the ramp to Interstate 480 west from Interstate 77 north at about 7:50 a.m. It […]

DOWNTOWN CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Officials with the City Mission in Cleveland say they’ve started their “zero turn away” policy. If it is 20 degrees or lower — or feels that temperature with the wind chill — they do not turn people away. They have cots, air mattresses, pillows, and blankets ready for extra people […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Thursday will feel like the coldest day of the season so far in Northeast Ohio with negative wind chills expected all day. Wind chill is the perceived decrease in air temperature felt by the body on exposed skin due to the flow of air. So bundle and cover up. The actual […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Crews at the Ohio Department of Transportation in District 12 will be looking out for frost and light freezing this Thanksgiving weekend. According to a news release Cuyahoga County will staff 12 crews, Lake and Geauga Counties will have eight crews each. There will be a total of 28 trucks beginning […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The Cleveland Indians home opener against the Boston Red Sox has been postponed. The game will be made up Tuesday at 1:10 p.m. Gates will open at 11:00 a.m. Fans with Home Opener tickets are encouraged to attend the rescheduled Home Opener on Tuesday. Gates will open at 11AM. The following pregame […]

Imagine not having a safe place to stay on a day with wind chills well below zero. It could happen if your pipes burst or you lose your heat or electricity. Local cities are prepared to help. Several warming centers are opening Thursday morning and many of them will remain open until the cold snap […]

  CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Cuyahoga County Health Officials confirm this is already starting to be a rough flu season. Over the past three weeks, there have been 309 flu-related hospital admissions. That is 162% higher than last year, a total of 191 more cases. The previous five-year average for this year is 40 hospitalizations. […]