A team of on the ground investigators examining the physical damage caused by a storm which moved west to east south of Mansfield on Monday night confirmed that a tornado was included.
The tornado was classified by the National Weather Service as an EF1, which can feature winds from 80 to 110 miles per hour and cause moderate damage. At this level, roofs can be stripped from shingles or planting and small areas of roof may be blown of a house. Siding can be ripped off structures, mobile homes flipped or rolled onto their sides, small trees uprooted, large trees snapped or blown down, telephone poles snapped, outhouses and sheds blown away. Cars can occasionally be flipped or blown over, and moderate roof and side damage can occur on barns.More…
The National Weather Service office has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for all of Richland County for the period between 1:00 AM until 4 PM on Sunday.
This Advisory includes Hancock, Wyandot, Crawford, Richland, Ashland, Marion, Morrow and Knox Counties. This includes the cities of Findlay, Upper Sandusky, Carey, Bucyrus, Galion, Crestline, Mansfield, Ashland, Marion, Mount Gilead, Cardington, and Mount Vernon.
Details are as follows:More…
At least that’s we thought around here when we saw the forecast for a mid-April snowfall in north central Ohio.
It pays to be vigilant about the weather, however, so we’re sharing with you the latest update from the National Weather Service office in Cleveland.
In a nutshell, it goes like this — Widespread snowfall is expected across the region on Tuesday night into Wednesday. Accumulating snow may be possible into Wednesday morning which could impact the morning commute. More…
We’re certainly not claiming that spring is here. Let’s just say that as we look forward to the next week, guided by the latest forecast from the National Weather Service office in Cleveland, things look decidedly better than they did two weeks ago.
The week will be peaking temperature-wise on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, with hights in Richland County to be at or near 60 degrees. Rain will be coming at the end of that three-day period.
Here is the weekly forecast: More…
Through our new Mobile Richland series, we look at interesting websites with good mobile interfaces that come to our attention, ones that also have some connection to Mansfield and Richland County or which can be helpful to our readers.
This is the second post in the series; the first can be found here.
The National Weather Service is readying a new website that will greatly improve your ability to get accurate and timely meteorological information. More…