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Governor OKs 4 extra ‘snow days’

Ohio schools will receive four extra calamity days this year under a bill signed Wednesday by Gov. John Kasich under the watchful eye of a group of fifth-grade students.…
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Skywarn training held in Austintown

The National Weather Service held a Skywarn training session on Wednesday for those who like to report on severe weather. …
Tornado siren

Some sirens silent in statewide drill

Tornado sirens sounded across the state as emergency management agencies tested equipment ahead of the spring severe weather season.…
Tornado

Escaping a tornado: Malls and other areas

We’ve been told many times over the years what to do when severe weather strikes while we are at home or school, but what if you happen to be at a shopping mall, church or grocery store?…
Tornado Siren

Test sirens to sound Wednesday

Spring is just 15 days away, and local emergency management agencies will take the first steps Wednesday in preparing for the season’s severe weather. …
Weather delays syrup production

Harsh winter delays maple syrup production

Typically, maple trees are tapped by the first week of March but some farmers said Monday their trees are too frozen to even drill holes and start harvesting sap.…
March's winter wallop

Storm brings scattered snow

WEB EXCLUSIVE The Mahoning and Shenango valleys ushered in March with yet another winter storm.…
Storm food

Stores busy with pre-storm customers

The mild temperatures on Saturday may lead some to believe spring may truly be around the corner. But customers at local super markets know Mother Nature has been known to play tricks. …
Sidewalk salt

Got salt? You may be the only one

We’ve been hearing about salt shortages for the past several weeks and with another round of snow on the way, finding the winter staple may even get tougher. …
I-80 Eastbound Accident

Photos: I-80 Eastbound Accident

Mercer Co., PA involving four to five semi-truck trailers has stopped traffic on Interstate 80′s Eastbound lane.…
I-680 accidents

Multiple accidents tie up I-680

It doesn’t take much snow to cause problems on the roadway. That was evident Tuesday as the morning commute got tied up with multiple accidents on Interstate 680 in Youngstown.…
Trumbull County flooding issues

Leavittsburg prepares for possible flooding

Puddles of water on the streets in Leavittsburg are a minor problem now, but could be a possible sign of bigger flooding issues ahead as the Mahoning River sits nearby.…