We may only be a couple of weeks into fall, but a major winter storm is coming together across the Interior West, and eventually into the High Plains.
Winter Storm Warnings are in effect in parts of Montana, Wyoming, South Dakota, Nebraska and Colorado, with some locations expected to receive well over a foot of snow, and up to two feet in some higher elevations.
Along with the heavy snow, during the height of the storm, sustained winds will blow at 20-30 mph, with occasional gusts to near 50 mph, dropping visibilities to near zero on occasion.
On the eastern, warm side of the storm, severe thunderstorms are expected late this week from Oklahoma, Kansas and Nebraska into Iowa and southern parts of Minnesota and Wisconsin.
The transition from summer to winter rarely comes quietly, especially in the interior West.
Sunday, December 8 2013 6:08 PM EST2013-12-08 23:08:32 GMT
The first patches of ice are expected to form on the west end of Lake Erie later this week. That is 3 weeks earlier than last year. The water temperature off the shore of Point Place now sits at 34 degrees.More >>
Friday, December 6 2013 9:39 PM EST2013-12-07 02:39:19 GMT
Tonight's snow is starting to slow down across Ohio. We will be dry tomorrow with more sunshine, but the concern is for Sunday night. We will not have much precipitation at all, only a few hundredths ofMore >>
Highs will struggle to hit freezing for the next week.More >>
Thursday, December 5 2013 10:38 PM EST2013-12-06 03:38:59 GMT
A powerful winter storm is pushing out of the southern part of the country, but it is only brushing northwest Ohio. The storm is creating an icy mix with more than 8 inches of snow for a swath from ArkansasMore >>
A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued south of Toledo.More >>
Monday, December 2 2013 6:50 AM EST2013-12-02 11:50:04 GMT
It is beginning to look at lot more like winter on the weather maps. The busy season is just about here. Here is a look at the jet stream map for early next week. The polar and subtropical jet stream areMore >>
Tuesday, December 10 2013 5:58 AM EST2013-12-10 10:58:43 GMT
Westbound lanes of the turnpike are restricted early Tuesday morning due to a crash involving two semi trucks and a tow truck. Dispatchers with the turnpike say the crash happened sometime after 2 a.m. AccordingMore >>
Westbound lanes of the turnpike are restricted early Tuesday morning due to a crash involving two semi trucks and a tow truck.More >>
Tuesday, December 10 2013 5:53 AM EST2013-12-10 10:53:29 GMT
Toledo Police are responding to reports of two people shot.It happened just before 8:30 p.m. on Pearl Street. That's near Manhattan and Lagrange.At this time, there is no word on the extent of the injuries.13abcMore >>
Toledo Police confirm two people were killed in a shooting in North Toledo.More >>
Tuesday, December 10 2013 5:11 AM EST2013-12-10 10:11:36 GMT
Two tractor trailers collided on the Ohio Turnpike in Lake Township early Tuesday morning. It happened around 2 AM in the westbound lanes near the I-280 interchange. Ohio State Highway Patrol dispatchersMore >>
Two tractor trailers collided on the Ohio Turnpike in Lake Township early Tuesday morning.
It happened around 2 AM in the westbound lanes near the I-280 interchange. Ohio State Highway Patrol dispatchers say one semi was pulled over getting assistance from a tow truck when it was clipped by another semi.
Only minor injuries were reported in the crash.More >>
Monday, December 9 2013 5:26 PM EST2013-12-09 22:26:32 GMT
A fire destroyed the home of a mother and her four sons just weeks before Christmas.It happened Saturday evening in the 2000 block of County road 32 in Helena Ohio. 13abc's Alexis Means explains how theMore >>
The community reaches out to help a mother and her four sons after their house was destroyed by fire on Saturday.More >>
Tuesday, December 10 2013 8:34 AM EST2013-12-10 13:34:28 GMT
Some of the workers left jobless by the sudden shutdown of MedCorp say they plan to file a lawsuit against the company for failing to give them notice. The workers were left Friday night without 60 dayMore >>
Some of the workers left jobless by the sudden shutdown of MedCorp say they plan to file a lawsuit against the company for failing to give them notice.More >>
Tuesday, December 10 2013 6:05 AM EST2013-12-10 11:05:11 GMT
DETROIT (AP) - Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick is relying on others to tell him how much he owes the city. Kilpatrick has waived his attendance at a court hearing Tuesday that will determine hisMore >>
DETROIT (AP) - Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick is relying on others to tell him how much he owes the city.
Kilpatrick has waived his attendance at a court hearing Tuesday.
Monday, December 9 2013 10:42 PM EST2013-12-10 03:42:00 GMT
It's been almost a year to the day, that Julia Niswender, 23, was found dead in her apartment.Monday night, her family and closest friends held a candle light vigil to remember her and keep her story inMore >>
Family and friends remember Julia Niswender, 23, Monday night. The Eastern Michigan student was found dead in her apartment in December 2012. Police have not made any arrests in the case.More >>
Monday, December 9 2013 6:46 PM EST2013-12-09 23:46:11 GMT
The victim of a hunting incident in Royalton Township has been identified as 21-year-old Jacob Karamol of Oregon. The incident happened Tuesday afternoon near State Route 109 and County Road N.A spokesmanMore >>
The victim of a hunting incident in Royalton Township has been identified as 21-year-old Jacob Karamol of Oregon.More >>
Monday, December 9 2013 6:31 PM EST2013-12-09 23:31:43 GMT
Toledo Mayor-elect Mike Collins knows he has less money to work with next year and he's ready to take on the challenge of paring down city government. The city will see millions less in revenue in 2014,More >>
Toledo Mayor-elect Mike Collins knows he has less money to work with next year and he's ready to take on the challenge of paring down city government.More >>