Heat

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – A spokesperson with Cleveland Public Power said electrical overload due to excessive heat caused power outages on the city’s West Side on Sunday and Monday. Hundreds of customers were affected on Sunday in the area from W. 100th through W. 112th. Power was restored on Sunday before midnight. Power went out again early Monday […]

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Cleveland Police Officer Vu Nguyen has passed away after he collapsed earlier this week during a physical agility assessment. The following is a message from the officer’s family and the Cleveland Division of Police: On Monday, July 2, 2018, Patrol Officer Vu Nguyen suffered a medical emergency while participating in a physical agility assessment […]

CLEVELAND – Shoppers and vendors in the West Side Market will feel some relief from the heat. Turns out, the rooftop exhaust fans haven’t been working and it took this latest heat wave to bring it to everyone’s attention. That, plus this Facebook post from the vendor Kate’s Fish, posted below: If anyone has shopped […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – In the last two days, Cleveland has tied the record set for heat in 1954 at 93 degrees, officially putting the area in a heat wave. This was due to typical summer-like area of high pressure sitting over top of us, combined with sinking air and stronger winds. This allowed afternoon temps to […]

CLEVELAND – Ten Cleveland Metropolitan School District schools were dismissed early Wednesday due to heat conditions. According to CMSD spokesperson Roseanne Canfora, the schools that were let out early do not have air conditioning. The following schools were dismissed early: Benjamin Franklin Charles Eliot Collinwood Facing History New Tech at Charles Mooney Garrett Morgan Iowa-Maple […]

WASHINGTON — Extreme temperatures linked to climate change could cause an additional 11,000 heat-related deaths in the United States in the summer of 2030, according to a report released Monday by the Obama administration. That’s just the most obvious of many health effects of climate change outlined in the report, part of a year-old effort by the […]

  (WOIO) – Several cities have opened warming centers to help residents deal with the worst of this numbing cold. In the City of Cleveland, 20 city recreation centers will have extended hours Monday and Tuesday. The Director of Public Works announced that three of the city’s rec centers currently serving as warming centers will be […]

  CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The Ohio Development Services Agency and the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) want to remind Ohioans that assistance is available if you have been disconnected or are threatened with disconnection from your utility service. The Winter Crisis Program, a component of the Home Energy Assistance Program, provides assistance to […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – RTA is taking extra steps during this extreme heat to make sure drivers and passengers stay cool and safe. It’s hard to avoid the heat altogether when buses and trains are your modes of transportation.  RTA drivers are baking behind the wheel and passengers are waiting in sweltering shelters. “It’s hot, […]

  The summer heat is on. Everyone is doing what they can to beat the heat. The City of Akron is urging residents with no air conditioning or fans to seek shelter and stay cool. Akron will provide cold water and extend hours of operation in some of their Community Centers for those that need […]

CLEVELAND – LeBron James is back in Cleveland Wednesday night to play against his former team for the first time since he won an NBA title with the Miami Heat. After questions about the 23-game winning streak the Heat own right now, the questions quickly turned to LeBron’s return to the city that loved him […]

CLEVELAND – King James and his queen have set a date for their royal wedding. Former Cleveland Cavs star LeBron James is ready to tie the knot with longtime girlfriend, Savannah Brinson. The two are set to wed in September in San Diego. According to People Magazine, guests have received a “Save the Weekend” note […]