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RICHLAND COUNTY, OH (WOIO) – National Weather Service officials confirmed an EF-2 tornado hit the the city of Shelby Sunday afternoon. National Weather Service officials added the violent tornado had wind speeds of 120-125 mph and was a 1/2 mile wide. Police and city officials held a news conference Monday and stated the tornado damaged […]

STARK COUNTY, Ohio — The National Weather Service confirms that an EF-0 tornado touched down just west of Canton on Thursday night. The twister touched down around 8:15 p.m.; it started in Navarre and ended in eastern Perry Township in Stark County. According to the National Weather Service, the vast majority of the damage associated […]

MIDDLEFIELD, Ohio — The National Weather Service on Friday confirmed that two F1 tornadoes touched down in Middlefield Thursday. The first one occurred at 2:23 p.m. and the second happened at 2:13 p.m. Both had estimate peak winds of 95 miles per hour. No injuries or deaths have been reported.   READ MORE: WKYC.com Article […]

New Orleans will be affected by Harvey as its drainage system will be beyond capacity, while Texas residents are doing what they can to survive the hurricane.   CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The time for dire warnings, how Hurricane Harvey, is life-threatening and could cause catastrophic damage, is over. The National Hurricane Center says the eye […]

  As storms and high winds cut across Northeast Ohio, we are already have reports of power outages. FirstEnergy is reporting thousands of customers without power just before 32 p.m. Several hundred are without power in Ashtabula, Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Lorain, Summit and Mahoning counties.   READ MORE: WKYC.com Article and Picture Courtesy of WKYC […]

  CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District posted a public advisory Wednesday at Edgewater Beach.  The advisory was posted as a result of a combined sewer overflow (CSO) event at Edgewater, which discharged raw sewage into Lake Erie during Tuesday’s heavy rain event. Visitors – particularly children, the elderly and those […]

  BRUNSWICK, OH (WOIO) – The National Weather Service has confirmed a tornado in Brunswick in Medina County. After surveying the damage Tuesday morning NWS meteorologists classified the twister as an EF1, with wind speeds at 110 mph. Residents in the area say they are lucky to be alive. “The garage is pretty much blown apart. […]

  AKRON, OH (WOIO) – Some University of Akron fraternity brothers appeared in court Friday accused in a case of severe hazing. 23-year-old Steven Pitts, 21-year-old Rinaldo Darius Allen, Jr., 22-year-old Jlani Pryce, 24-year-old Chuancey St. Clair Gilliam, 22-year-old Traevon Leak and 23-year-old Clive Ennin are charged with assault and hazing. The men are active Alpha Phi […]

MENTOR, Ohio – The Lake County Board of Commissioners and the Lake County Emergency Management Agency are declaring the county a state of emergency. Early Saturday morning, heavy rain blocked roads and flooded basements. The county said the heaviest damage was in the western part of Lake County from Wickliffe to Mentor. Teams from the […]

PEPPER PIKE, OH — The National Weather Service confirmed an EF1 tornado hit Pepper Pike overnight. According to the NWS, the tornado hit around 3:35 a.m. and had speeds of around 112 mph. The path of the tornado began just northwest of Ursuline College and continued across part of the campus. The wicked weather left […]

PEPPER PIKE, Ohio – The wall of the gym at Ursuline College in Pepper Pike collapsed due to severe weather overnight. According to the President of the College, Sister Diana Stano, the security guard was on his break when a portion of the wall collapsed around 3 a.m. Saturday. Sister Stano said she believed it […]

CLEVELAND – High winds from the severe storms moving through northeast Ohio are creating damage. NewsChannel5 viewer Angie Battistone-Potosky sent in a picture of Cleveland’s City Hall. Part of the roof looks like it blew off in the storms. No other information was immediately available. SOURCE: NewsNet5.com Article and Picture Courtesy of WEWS NewsChannel 5