Thursday, April 11, 2013
Wildly swinging temperatures in the greater Cleveland have a reason. We checked in with an expert for an explanation.
Admit it: if you live in the Heights, the last few days you’ve been enjoying downright balmy temperatures while your firends in Avon and Lakewood are complaining on Facebook about 43 degrees. That’s been the situation in greater Cleveland for the past few days as lakefront communities are wondering where spring is and the more inland towns are donning shorts and tank tops, and getting their garden rakes out. "I spent the day in shorts and a T-shirt but when I got downtown Tuesday night it was cold," Shaker Heights resident Chuck Imm said, noting it was almost 80 by his house at 7 p.m. We checked with CBS/WOIO meteorologist Jon Loufman, a weather pro who also teaches meteorology at Lorain County Community College for an explanation. "(On …
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
The National Weather Service's lake effect snow warning remains in effect until Wednesday's morning commute.
A lake effect snow warning remains in effect until 7 a.m. Wednesday for Cuyahoga County. A steady snow fell Monday night, leaving a dusting by nightfall. Meteorologists expect six to 20 inches across the region by Wednesday morning, and a wind chill is expected to bring temperatures below zero, and as low as 14 below at times. The National Weather Service advises residents to cover exposed skin and limit time outdoors untill the wind chill advisory expires Wednesday at 11 a.m. For the latest weather updates, check with the National Weather Service.
Saturday, January 12, 2013
Cleveland Metroparks Chalet will have special hours on holiday
The Chalet Toboggan Chutes will have special hours on Martin Luther King Jr. Day Jan. 21. The chutes, located in the Cleveland Metroparks' Mill Stream Run Reservation in Strongsville, will be open noon to 5 p.m. Regular hours at the chutes are: Daily admission for tobogganing is $10 for adults and $8 for children 11 and under. One-time ride tickets are available for $4. Group discounts during public hours are available. This year, a newly installed lift takes toboggans to the top of the hill so riders no longer have to carry them up. The twin refrigerated ice chutes start with an initial drop of 70 feet, traveling over 700 feet of ice at more than 45 mph. All riders must wear gloves or mittens. Children must be at least 42 inches tall to…