High winds and heavy rain caused damage to homes and businesses throughout the Mahoning Valley.
Staff report YOUNGSTOWN The snow should stop falling by this afternoon, but is expected to cause
“This isn’t a bad snowstorm where you need to get bread and milk,” said Andrew DiPaolo, 21 WFMJ-TV meteorologist, The Vindicator’s broadcast partner. “This is mainly for travel [this morning] and Wednesday morning. If you’re going to be on the road, it’s going to be slick, so drive slowly.”
Numerous roads closed because of fallen power lines
A car sprays puddled rainwater while traveling along Glenwood Avenue in Youngstown Thursday.
One former Valley resident said St. Augustine, Fla., was basically under water late Friday
Lailoni Kent, 8, of Lake Worth, Fla., screams when the pull of the wave was stronger than she thought while playing with her family on Lantana Beach while Hurricane Matthew created big waves Thursday in Lantana, Fla.
Youngstown City officials opened the Arlington Heights Recreation Center to residents in need of a cool place to go Saturday afternoon.
Electricity was expected to be restored by late Thursday night.
But there were a few problems.
Jamie Rice of Canfield joined most Valley residents Tuesday in trying to remove wet, heavy snow. Sometimes a shovel was necessary for digging out cars. There were some highway mishaps, too, and some motorists, got stuck trying to enter business parking lots.
READY FOR SNOW? Most will see 4-8 inches