Category Archives: Weather Events

What a storm we had yesterday (June 5, 2016)! – in some areas.

Posted by in Weather Events | June 06, 2016

It was reported that in Sandusky the Cedar Point Causeway is shut down due to power lines and utility poles being damaged.  Some Sandusky neighborhoods had trees toppled at the roots.  The latter are usually indicative of winds over 55… Read More

Please be careful this winter!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Posted by in Buying/Maintaining a Home, Roof, Shingles, Snow Loads, Weather Events | November 09, 2015

If you are chipping ice dams out of the gutters and valleys of your roof this winter, please be careful. I know it gets frustrating as we chip away at the ice in the cold, but a few slips of… Read More

How Does Sheltering Affect Wind Pressures?

Posted by in Weather Events, Wind Damage | June 01, 2015

The magnitude of the pressures generated by wind on a building are not only correlated to the speed of the wind passing by, but they are also affected by the degree of the exposure of the building to the direction… Read More

Hail Reported at Some Locations in Northeast Ohio (May 12, 2014)

Posted by in Weather Events | May 13, 2014

Last night the local television news media was busy reporting on the tornado warnings and the prolonged, heavy rainfall and pretty much ignored the reports of hail in northern Ohio.  Throughout the evening, wind speeds were reported to be relatively… Read More

High Winds in Northeast Ohio – November 17 & 18, 2013

Posted by in Weather Events | November 18, 2013

Local television news media and the Plain Dealer reported damage related to high winds in Northeastern Ohio from a storm that passed through the area during the evening and night of Tuesday, November 17, 2013.  The high winds continued into… Read More

Recent Severe Weather in Northeast Ohio – July 10, July 20, & August 7, 2013

Posted by in Weather Events | August 08, 2013

Maybe my memory is too short, but I cannot remember the last time we had three tornado touchdowns in Northeast Ohio during one summer.  A tornado on July 10 damaged crops, trees, buildings, etc. in Bellevue; another on July 20 reportedly… Read More

Damage from High Winds and Hail in Northern Ohio – June 25, 2013

Posted by in Weather Events | June 27, 2013

Local television news media and the Plain Dealer reported damage in Northern Ohio from a storm that passed through the area during the late afternoon and evening of June 25, 2013.  The storm was comprised of heavy rainfall, high winds,… Read More

Storm with Hail Reported in Hancock, Lorain & Cuyahoga Counties – April 8, 2013

Posted by in Weather Events | April 10, 2013

Hail was reported in Hancock, Lorain, & the west end of Cuyahoga counties of Ohio late on the evening of April 8, 2013. A preliminary report from the National Weather Service listed the following: Mount Cory, Hancock County, Estimated at… Read More