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The Suburbanite
  • Strong winds bringing cold front through Stark today

  • The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for this area ahead of a cold front.

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  • The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for the Stark County area as winds out of the south up to 30 mph could bring gusts up to 45 mph.
    Wayne and Holmes counties are included in the advisory, which was accompanied by a hazardous weather statement. The wind advisory was scheduled to expire at noon.
    “Winds will peak with the arrival of a line of showers moving west to east across the area this morning, the weather service’s website said at . Winds were expected to die down in the late morning and early afternoon hours, but “strong winds are possible again tonight,” the weather service said.
    At 9 a.m. at the Akron Canton Airport, the temperature was 57 degrees with westerly winds at 20 mph and gusts up to 45, the weather service said. The chance of rain was listed at 100 percent during the day, changing to a 60 percent chance of rain and snow Wednesday night when the temperature plummets to 24 degrees. The temperature Thursday was expected to rise only to 27.
    The record high for Jan. 30 in Canton was 61 degrees in 1947. The record low was minus 6 in 1965. Unofficial early morning readings at Akron Canton Regional Airport reached 65 degrees