April 23, 2014

Medina
Cloudy
38°F

Questions about extreme cold answered

What is “wind chill” temperature? It is the temperature it “feels like” outside and is based on the rate of heat loss from exposed skin caused by the effects of wind and cold. As the wind increases, the body is cooled at a faster rate causing the skin temperature to drop. Wind chill does not Read More…

Wind chill warning issued

With temperatures predicted to plunge to 10 to 15 below zero tonight, the Medina County Emergency Management Agency is warning residents to take precautions. A wind chill warning from the National Weather Service is in effect from noon today until 9 a.m. Wednesday. A wind chill warning is issued when winds combine with subfreezing temperatures Read More…

All schools closed Monday

All seven school districts serving Medina County will be closed Monday because of the extreme cold weather and most will remain shut until at least Wednesday. Black River Local Schools – closed Monday and Tuesday Brunswick City Schools – closed Monday and Tuesday Buckeye Schools – closed Monday Cloverleaf Local Schools – closed Monday and Read More…