WINTER BLOG: Snow updates, photos & videos from around Northeast Ohio
Chris Horne, newsnet5.com
7:13 AM, Oct 24, 2013
4:45 PM, Oct 24, 2013
With the first snowfall of the season, viewers from around Northeast Ohio are sharing photos and videos of the scene where they live.
4:41 p.m. - 37,199 FirstEnergy customers in Northeast Ohio are without power.
4:38 p.m. - Lyndhurst has opened an emergency warming center at its community center at 1341 Parkview Drive until 9 p.m. for residents who need it. Warm drinks and light snacks will be available. The Red Cross will also be on hand.
2:45 pm - Due to the power failure in Mayfield Heights, the Ross C. DeJohn Community Center is open as a warming shelter. The center is located at 6306 Marsol Ave. Questions can me answered at 440-442-1214.
2:42 pm - Solon Community Center Operations limited due to power outage. The Community Center is operating as an emergency shelter. It will remain open until the emergency expires. The fitness center and swimming pool are closed.
2 pm - Reports of thunder snow, lightning and heavy squalls in Mayfield Heights and Beachwood areas.
1:30 pm - Chardon Middle and High School students are being dismissed at 2:15 pm today. This early dismissal for grades 6-12 will allow adequate time for our bus drivers to deal with today's road conditions and be back in time for the regularly scheduled elementary school bus runs.
In addition, tonight's Band Concert at Chardon High School is cancelled.
12:14 pm - RTA reports the Green Line is back in service after some buses had to serve it it this morning as trees were down in several areas along the tracks. Park and rides from the west were diverted from the highway due to accidents, causing delays using surface roads.