Thursday, December 8, 2011
One homeowner shows her account of the rising water near Cuyahoga Street and Sackett Hills Drive.
Rain, rather than snow, has been on the rise, and so have water levels. Ann Marie Patterson shows Akron News Now her account of the flooding in her area. Are you under water? Post your photos and comments below of flooding near you.
Saturday, July 23, 2011
The weather watch is extended into the weekend.
Cuyahoga Falls residents woke up to rumbles of thunder and heavy rain Saturday morning. The National Weather Service in Cleveland issued a Flash Flood Watch, which is in effect in Summit County into Saturday night. It’s likely that the thunderstorms and rain will make the ground wet and any additional rain could start to accumulate quickly. A chance for thunderstorms lingers into the evening hours with a 60 percent chance for rain.
Wednesday, July 20, 2011
Catch up on what's happening in towns nearby!
Five Minutes with: a USGS Hydrologist: More than 5 inches of rainfall soaked Fairlawn in about two hours, a rare, severe weather event. Learn about the damage left behind. Viewfinder: Residents Pack Cleveland Clinic Open House: See the new medical center up close! City Plans to Continue to Fight New Stormwater Management Fees: Brecksville City Council will find a special counsel to represent them in the case.
Family continues to pick fresh ears of corn.
Fields of corn crops at Szalay’s Sweet Corn Farm sat under water after storms and heavy rain passed through Monday night. “Where we have planted, right now, it looks like we’re going to be alright,” said Georgia Szalay. She said the water that flooded the crops had already started receding as of late Tuesday afternoon. Szalay expects the lingering puddles to dry up in the coming days with the warmer weather and high temperatures on the way. She, along with her family, continued picking corn all day Tuesday. Szalay said the family will stock fresh corn on its trucks for customers every couple of hours. Right now the corn is a honey and cream variety. “We had a such a dry spell for such a long time, it’s going to clear up,” she said. “It’s …
Tuesday, July 19, 2011
Heavy rain overnight and into Tuesday morning forces trails and city streets to close.
3:55 p.m.- Riverview Road in Cuyahoga Falls is closed from Bath Road to Ira Road; Akron Peninsula Road is closed from Ira Road to Bolanz Road. Sand Run is now open in the Metro Parks, Serving Summit County after flooding forced the road and access to the trails to close. The park system reports the following closures are still active due to flooding: 8:54 a.m.- The Cuyahoga Falls Police Department reports flooding has forced the city to close Riverview Road at Bath and Smith Roads. The Metro Parks Serving Summit County has announced the closure of the following portions of the Towpath Trail for flooding concerns: Bike and Hike Trail closures include: Follow Cuyahoga Falls Patch for updates as information becomes available.
Wednesday, March 9, 2011
Take a peek at the stories making headlines today!
Police Enforcing New Law on 'Synthetic Marijuana' Mayor Dennis Clough Says State of the City Is Stable and Developing Residents, Council Talk Flooding and Sewer Issues Woodridge Schools to Take Levy Off May Ballot Viewfinder: Epiphany Arts Festival
Monday, March 7, 2011
See the top stories from across Northeast Ohio in our quick video roundup!
Deer Population Threatening Avon Lake's Metro Park Residents Dealing with Flood Cleanup Cleveland Clinic's New Radiation Unit Only One of Its Kind in Ohio Revere and Copley take top honors in Science Olympiad Regionals Brecksville-Broadview Heights Girls Win State Gymnastics Title
Tuesday, March 1, 2011
The roundup of the top stories across the region for March 1.
Here's the list of the top stories from Patch sites in your area: Police Blotter: Man Protests Snow Removal and A Woman Sees Something Supernatural CVS Eyes New Location on Site of Abandoned St. Paul Lutheran Church Talk Turns to Flooding at Avon City Council Some Road Closures Remain in Brecksville
Sunday, February 27, 2011
Rain and melting snow could cause minor flooding in prone areas and along the river.
From late Sunday night into Monday evening, the National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch for Summit County. Forecasters predict an inch to an inch and a quarter of rain and melting snow could cause at least minor flooding to prone areas. Flooding and high water levels near bodies of wather, including the Cuyahoga River, is possible. The local forecast calls for mostly cloudy skies on Sunday and a chance for rain showers on Monday afternoon at around 3 p.m.
Monday, January 3, 2011
Keep your gloves and hats handy, Cuyahoga Falls could see more snow in the next few days.
Old Man Winter is back, and temperatures for the first week of 2011 are expected to be chilly. The National Weather Service reports highs will be in the low 30's at the beginning of the week, with the best chance for snow showers on Tuesday and Thursday. Aside from the shrinking piles of snow in area parking lots, almost all of the snow that blanketed the city for weeks has disappeared. On Sunday afternoon, the Cuyahoga River was rushing with higher water levels.