CLEVELAND — Extremely cold temperatures are in the forecast which might leave some people in need of warmth. Warming centers and shelters are opening for those looking to escape the cold. Cuyahoga County The Metanoia Project:  St. Malachi School, 2459 Washington Ave. Phone: 734-660-1310 Main Shelters: Men:  2100 Lakeside Ave. Phone: 216-566-0047 Women:  Noma Herr […]

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– The Cleveland Metropolitan School District dismissed students at five schools early on Monday because of the heat. Those schools are: Iowa-Maple Elementary School Newton D. Baker School of the Arts Sunbeam School Tremont Montessori Valley View Boys’ Leadership Academy The schools will follow normal early-dismissal procedures.   READ MORE: Article Courtesy of WJW […]

AKRON, OH (WOIO) – The Akron Municipal Court closed at noon on Tuesday and will only be open from 8 a.m. to noon Wednesday, due to the extreme temperatures and lack of air conditioning in the building. Officials said all hearing scheduled for this afternoon and tomorrow will be rescheduled for Thursday or Friday. People need to call […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Around 2 p.m. on Feb. 24 the weather hit 75 degrees in Cleveland. Here is a list of cities where the temperature is lower than Cleveland: Las Vegas, NV Los Angeles, CA Dallas, TX Glendale, AZ Omaha, NE   READ MORE: Article Courtesy of WOIO Cleveland 19 News Picture Courtesy […]

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 […]

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 […]

  (RNN) – People experiencing the wintry weather, especially those in the South, are seeing the downside of driving on icy, wet roads. Road closures, crashes and business and school cancellations have resulted from a mix of freezing rain and sleet falling as far south as the Gulf Coast. But if conditions allow you to […]

  CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The City of Shaker Heights is making the Stephanie Tubbs Jones Community Building available to residents who may need refuge from the cold. Because the icy conditions can cause unanticipated outages and burst pipes, residents may need a place to warm up. Those who find themselves in such circumstances can […]

  LORAIN COUNTY, OH (WOIO) – Less than 20 customers impacted by the recent natural gas outage in the Elyria – North Ridgeville area are still without service as Thursday. The locations still without service include vacant premises and those currently for sale or rent. Columbia Gas is continuing its efforts to establish contact with […]

  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) – City of Cleveland recreation centers are open during regularly scheduled hours and can provide relief from cold temperatures. To find your local recreation center, visit City of Cleveland Recreation Centers.   In addition, below are some tips for dealing with the cold temperatures.   Wear several layers of warm, loose […]