Today (December 21) is the first day of winter. Just don't tell that to the good folks who live in or around Cleveland. 

AKRON, Ohio — Residents in Akron will have the chance to tell the city what went wrong during a recent snowstorm that left residential streets unplowed and school buses stuck in the snow, according to the Akron Beacon Journal. Marilyn Keith, Ward 9 councilwoman, will lead six meetings spread across the city to gather information from […]

AKRON, Ohio — For the second day in a row, a number of Akron school buses got stuck while picking up students for school Thursday morning. Eight Akron school buses were stuck Thursday morning, according to Mark Williamson, director of marketing communications for Akron City Schools. The buses were stuck on the following streets Thursday […]

AKRON, Ohio– The city of Akron is apologizing to residents for its response to clearing ice and snow after this weekend’s winter storm. Over the past few days, people have expressed frustration with the state of snow-covered streets, preventing them from getting to work and school. Akron Public Schools were closed on Tuesday, partially because […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The winter storm in Northeast Ohio is here and the snow is already impacting travelers. Several flights in and out of the Cleveland Hopkins International Airport have already been canceled. FLIGHT STATUS UPDATES FOR CLEVELAND HOPKINS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT FLIGHT STATUS UPDATES FOR AKRON-CANTON AIRPORT Several airlines are waiving fees for travelers […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Big snowplows, blowing snow, whipping winds and maybe an impatient driver or two can be a very bad mix during a snow storm. Reduced visibility can disorient any driver and the next thing you know you are in the middle of a highway accident. The Ohio Department of Transportation reports that […]

CLEVELAND– As Northeast Ohio prepares for the year’s first major snowfall, cities are issuing snow parking bans. Akron: Snow emergency parking ban for main streets when 2 inches or more of snow falls and there is potential accumulation, and residential streets when 5 inches or more falls. Avon: Parking ban in effect on Saturday at noon until […]

CLEVELAND- A winter storm watch has been issued for northern and Northeast Ohio from Friday night through Sunday night. Heavy snow is possible. Total snow accumulations of 10-15 inches are possible with wind gusts as high as 35 mph. The watch includes Crawford, Erie, Cuyahoga, Carroll, Coshocton, Holmes, Huron, Lorain, Lake, Geauga, Ashtabula, Huron, Medina, Summit, Ottawa, […]

Power crews are trying to get everyone back up and running, but according to Mark Durbin with First Energy it could be a while. “Based on the damage we are seeing there are some outages that probably will stretch into late Sunday. We are still determining that,” Durbin said as of Friday morning. The problem […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Dozens  of northeast Ohio business owners are taking precautions ahead of the pending storm. Here is a list of businesses/events around the area closed due to harsh weather. ALL Cleveland area Heinen’s will be closing Friday, Jan. 12, at 4 p.m. Cleveland Museum of Art closing at 3 p.m. Friday, Jan 12. It will […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – For only the third time in recent history, Lake Erie is about to completely freeze over making a walk from Cleveland to Canada possible. For the record we are not suggesting anyone actually try this, as it would be extremely dangerous. Contrary to what some people think it’s not often the lake freezes over. […]

LANCASTER, N.Y. — Media outlets in Buffalo, New York, are reporting that at least 75 vehicles were involved in a crash on the Thruway in Lancaster. Video appears to show dozens of vehicles and trucks involved in the snowy accident. One person was killed in the crash; several others were taken to the hospital. According to WIVB, Lancaster […]