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, […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

LAKE COUNTY, Ohio — The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) on Saturday reduced the speed limit on Interstate 90 in Lake County to 50 miles per hour between State routes 44 and 528. ODOT said inclement weather and road conditions were the reason for the speed reduction. The department also reported it was “fully staffed” […]

CLEVELAND — Ugh. The first wintry blast of the season could bring several inches of lake effect snow to portions of the WKYC viewing area late Thursday night and into Friday. While most won’t have any accumulation, WKYC’s chief meteorologist Betsy Kling says parts of the primary snow belt could get anywhere from 2-4 inches. […]

CLEVELAND – Just shy of spring, airports across the country are bracing for a major winter storm. Thousands of flight delays and cancellations are leaving fliers in limbo. “We got, what about four, five hours,” said Peter Torneanu to his wife after their flight was cancelled. “I hope they don’t cancel that one. I hope […]