Snowstorm coming to northern Ohio: What you need to know to get through the storm
Mike Waterhouse, newsnet5.com
9:06 AM, Dec 26, 2012
3:19 PM, Dec 26, 2012
CLEVELAND - With a massive snowstorm hitting northern Ohio Wednesday, check out this resource guide we put together to get you through it.
First, a blizzard warning and winter storm warning took effect at 7 a.m. Wednesday and runs until 7 a.m. Thursday. Power of 5 meteorologists are calling for 6 to 12 inches of snow in most parts of the region. Follow forecast updates here:
Our Power of 5 meteorologists are providing live updates and chatting with users about the storm on our storm tracking page:
http://5.wews.com/gmfJ0. The chat page is also available on our mobile apps (download our apps by searching for "newsnet5" in your device's app store).
As the snow starts falling, send us your snow pictures. Email them to
firstname.lastname@example.org, but please include details about the photo, including where it was taken and who took it.
If you're a Twitter user, please use the hashtag "#OHsnow" when tweeting, so we can follow your updates.
To help you through the storm, NewsChannel5 will be offering extended newscast coverage Wednesday, with a one-hour newscast at noon and a special newscast starting at 4 p.m.
Also, if you're looking to get instant updates on the storm, buy our Storm Shield app in the Apple App Store or the Google Play store for Android. It's $4.99 and allows you to program up to five different locations for alerts. Get more info here: