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Winter storm arrives in Northeast Ohio: What you need to know

December 23, 2022

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for most of Northeast Ohio, including Portage County. The storm is expected to bring strong wind gusts up to 60 miles per hour, wind chills...

Plow tracks between Eastway and the MACC covered with fresh snow during the campus closure on Thursday, Feb. 3, 2022.

Snowfall presents issues for Kent State students navigating on and off campus

Not many people were walking around campus Thursday afternoon as frigid winds started to pick up and snow continued to fall. In preparation for the impending storm, the university canceled classes for...

University groundskeeper Dav Roso stands next to his university vehicle on Thursday, Feb. 3, 2022. Roso began his workday at 6 a.m. to help with the snow removal process following a 22-mile commute to campus. Although the university closed Kent State campuses on Thursday, university groundskeepers and operators were on campus to get ahead of snowfall from Winter Storm Landon.

Kent State groundskeeper gets a head start on snow removal process prior to Winter Storm Landon

Zaria Johnson Editor-in-Chief February 3, 2022

Fresh white snow dusted over newly plowed roads and parking lots Thursday morning as Kent State carts, pickup trucks and snow plows navigated the slippery conditions to get ahead of the snowfall. Kent...

Cars head east on Kessler Avenue as the snow falls on Monday, Feb. 15, 2021, in Indianapolis. A winter storm is expected to bring snowfall for multiple days could dump between 6 to 10 inches of snow across Central Indiana. Snowy Weather

More than 200 million people are under alerts as a deadly winter storm moves into the Northeast

By Madeline Holcombe, CNN February 16, 2021

 (CNN) -- A winter storm that has pummeled much of the United States will move through the Northeast on Tuesday, leaving a trail of destruction across some states unaccustomed to such harsh weather.The...

A pedestrian walks across the street in downtown Scranton, Pa., on Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019. A major winter storm brought some of the coldest temperatures of the season and covered a large swath of the country in snow as it wreaked havoc on air travel and caused slick road conditions throughout New England Sunday. (Butch Comegys/The Times-Tribune via AP)

Winter weather causes roof damage on campus

Alexandra Sobczak January 25, 2019

At least 13 Kent State buildings reported leaks to University Facilities Management (UFM) after Winter Storm Harper swept through Kent last weekend.The leaks were caused by “ice damming” on the roofs...

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