In addition to wind, the area is likely to receive snow today and Wednesday
The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for most of the region — including Summit and Stark counties. Meteorologists are warning that southwest winds of 20 to 30 mph and gusts reaching up to 45 mph will rattle the region today. The strong winds are being caused by an arctic front that has moved into the area. The advisory is in effect until 7 p.m. today. Furthermore, the wind is expected to be joined by precipitation. Meteorologists predict that rain showers will turn into snow by the mid-morning today. The snow will persist through Wednesday with about an inch accumulation in Cuyahoga Falls today and less than an inch accumulation Wednesday. Wind can sometimes cause property damage — knocking down trees or power lines. Let…
Over 5,000 Cuyahoga Falls residents lost power during the storm last night. That number has dwindled to roughly 250. In related news, Broad Boulevard has reopened.
The past 12 hours in Cuyahoga Falls have been a trying time for residents and repair crews. When the storm hit on Monday night, over 5,000 people lost power, and due to the ongoing efforts of electric and street department workers, that number has dwindled down to roughly 250, said Cuyahoga Falls Electric Superintendent Mike Dougherty. UPDATE: Hurricane Sandy High Wind Warning Shortened in NEO Crews have concentrated their attention on the remaining affected areas, which include residents living along Haas, Steels Corners and Akron-Peninsula Road. There are also multiple isolated power outages affecting single-family homes across the city. "We've been working around the clock to get everyone back in service," said Dougherty. Cuyahoga …
The advisory expires at 4 p.m.
A wind advisory is in effect until 8 p.m. Feb. 24, 2012.
A wind advisory is in effect until 9 p.m. Sunday. Loose objects could be blown around and a few limbs or power lines could come down.
Expect gusts of up to 50 mph hour today. The wind should die down around sunset.