With harsh cold and snow forecast for much of the state in the next few days, officials in Ohio’s Department of Aging are urging precautions for older people who could be at increased risk of weather-related problems.
Late Winter Storm Bears Down On Ohio
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Forecasters say Ohio is in the path of a major winter storm that could bring double-digit snowfalls to areas along Interstate 71.
While most Ohio counties are under a winter storm warning, the National Weather Service says the heaviest snow will be dumped in a band stretching from Cincinnati through Columbus and on to Cleveland, Akron and Youngstown.
The forecasters say 10 inches or more could accumulate over a 24-hour period ending at midday Saturday.