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LIVE: Tracking severe weather in the Valley

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – Storm Team 27 is tracking severe weather in the Valley. Quick links: Don’t miss another breaking news story, sign up for breaking news email alerts today. → Read More

State troopers: Pedestrian hit by car in Boardman crash

According to state troopers, the accident happened around 7:25 p.m. on U.S. 224, west of State Route 7. → Read More

Watch for showers or storms Thursday

Tracking showers and storms for your Thursday weather forecast. → Read More

Mercer County hit with most tornadoes locally since 1950

There have been 77 tornadoes in our area and we've seen at least one in every month except December. → Read More

The Coldest Thanksgivings here in Youngstown

Taking a look at some of the coldest Thanksgivings here in Youngstown since 1930 → Read More

Winter Ready: Influences that impact our winter weather, a look at the forecast

Thursday evening, Chief Meteorologist Paul Wetzl took a look at some influences that may impact our Winter, and what you can expect. → Read More

Rain will take a break into Thursday

SEE THE VIDEO ABOVE FOR AN UPDATED FORECAST Look for temperatures to cool into the mid t upper 30's through morning with areas of fog developing. The risk for fog will continue into the early morning. Better weather Thursday with sunshine and afternoon highs in the upper 50's. Watching a system for Friday that will bring a chance for more rain showers and even a thunderstorm late Friday into… → Read More

Rain showers are pushing toward the area

SEE THE VIDEO ABOVE FOR AN UPDATED FORECAST Rain showers are back in the forecast. Look for the risk to increase toward morning with scattered showers for your Tuesday. Temperatures will be cooler with highs building into the mid to upper 50's. The rain threat will continue Tuesday night and Wednesday. Total rainfall could accumulate above a half inch in spots through Thursday morning.… → Read More

Spring weather is here!

Looking into the 1st week of May with Trend Tracker → Read More

Finally! Spring Weather on the way

SEE THE LATEST VIDEO WEATHER UPDATE ABOVE Great weather on the way into the weekend! Temperatures will warm back into the 60's by late weekend and into next week. Cold start to your Friday with temperatures in the upper 20's. Mostly sunny skies will help push temperatures into the middle 40's by afternoon. More sunshine this weekend with highs in the middle 50's Saturday and Near 60 by Sunday… → Read More

Snow stays in the forecast Tuesday

SEE THE LATEST VIDEO UPDATE ABOVE Our below normal Spring temperatures will continue through Tuesday. Look for snow showers overnight. Snow accumulation will be light with a coating possible on some of the grass and cars. Temperatures will stay below freezing. Colder than normal temperatures again Tuesday with a high in the upper 30's. It will be blustery with snow showers possible. Some rain… → Read More

Tracking heavy rain and storms overnight

Storms with heavy rain and gusty wind through the night. Some may be strong. → Read More

Easter Weekend starts dry

We won't make it through the holiday weekend without seeing more rain and snow. → Read More

Drying Friday, warming Saturday, cooling Easter

See the Video Above for the latest weather update. Moderate rain is expected through the night with colder temperatures pouring in through the early morning. Small risk for thunder. The cooler air will mix the rain back to snow showers to start your Friday. Snowfall will not add up too much as the ground is warm, temperatures will be near to above freezing and snowfall won't last long. A quick… → Read More

Tracking 3 weather problems into your Thursday

See the Video Above for the latest weather update. Weather Problem #1 - Watch for dense areas of fog this morning. Weather Problem #2 - Heavier rain Thursday into Thursday night. The risk for thunderstorms into Thursday afternoon and evening. Rainfall could approach and inch or higher in spots. Weather Problem #3 - There is a small chance for snowflakes later Thursday night into Friday morning… → Read More

Three weather problems into your Thursday night

Weather Problem #1 – Watch for thick fog overnight! The risk for areas of fog will last through Thursday morning. Weather Problem #2 – The chance for showers will increase through Thursday morning. Heavier rain Thursday into Thursday night. The risk for thunderstorms into Thursday afternoon and evening. Rainfall could approach and inch or higher in spots. Weather Problem #3 – There is a small… → Read More

Waves of rain through Thursday

Unsettled weather is expected through the end of the week. → Read More

Another round of rain on the way

Waves of rain will sweep through the region this week. → Read More

Warming each day to start the last week of March

Warmer temperatures return this week. Showers on the way too. → Read More

Dry weather expected - Warming trend still on track

More sunshine Sunday with shower on the way next week → Read More