Category Archives: Weather Events

High, But Not Excessive Winds Measured at Cleveland Airport – February 11, 2013

Posted by in Weather Events | February 12, 2013

Wind gusts measured up to 50 MPH out of the west-southwest on Monday, February 11, 2013 at the weather station at Cleveland Hopkins Airport.  Similar, but lower readings were measured throughout the Cleveland area. Wooster reported a gust of 48… Read More

Post Christmas Blizzard a Bust (December 26 2012)

Posted by in Weather Events | December 27, 2012

The long awaited day long blizzard for December 26, 2012 was generally a bust for the Cleveland area.  Expecting up to 16 inches of snow, and then, blowing and drifting snow from prolonged wind gusts over 35 MPH children of… Read More

Peak Wind vs Maximum Wind – What’s the Difference?

Posted by in Weather Events | November 28, 2012

  Weather records commonly show two different values for the measurement of wind speeds (see photograph above).  What are the two different measurements and why are there two different values?  The two values are commonly called the “maximum speed” and… Read More

High Winds & Prolonged Rainfall in Northeast Ohio – October 29-30, 2012 – Part 2

Posted by in Weather Events | October 31, 2012

On-going high winds and prolonged rainfall in Northeast Ohio finally came to an end on the afternoon of October 30 after beginning late on the afternoon of October 29, 2012.   Local television and radio news media have reported damage from… Read More

High Winds & Prolonged Rainfall in Northeast Ohio – October 29-30, 2012

Posted by in Weather Events | October 30, 2012

On-going high winds and prolonged rainfall began late yesterday afternoon and continues in Northeast Ohio on the morning of October 30, 2012 (11:00 AM).   Local television and radio news media have reported damage from storms throughout Northeast Ohio.  Winds… Read More

Damage from High Winds and Hail in Northern Ohio – July 1, 2012

Posted by in Weather Events | July 02, 2012

Local television news media reported damage from storms in Sandusky and Ashland, Ohio on July 1, 2012.  Winds up to 60 MPH were reported.  The news report showed downed power lines, downed tree limbs, and downed trees that appeared to… Read More

Hail Reported in Northeast Ohio May 7, 2012

Posted by in Weather Events | May 09, 2012

Some Northeast Ohio communities unintentionally commemorated the the second anniversary of the May 7, 2010 hail storms with another storm with reported hail on May 7, 2012.  The National Weather Service (NWS) posted the following preliminary data:   NW Jefferson,… Read More

High Winds in Northeast Ohio Again on Monday – April 23, 2012

Posted by in Weather Events | April 24, 2012

High winds were experienced again in Northeast Ohio on Monday, April 23, 2012.  That makes three Mondays in a row with high winds.  A cursory check of peak wind speeds (gusts) at the National Weather Service website found a gust… Read More