cold weather rss icon

Ohio Officials Extend Deadline For Heating Help

Snow covered street in Hilliard, Ohio.
State officials are giving residents more time to apply for heating assistance.
8, 2014

State officials are extending a deadline for a heating assistance program that’s available to those threatened with disconnection or whose service has been disconnected.

Denison VP: Student Likely Died From Hypothermia

Hallman was a history major who was well-known on the campus of about 2,100 students. He was a former member of the swimming team.
February 10, 2014

An official at Denison University says a student who was the subject of an intense search over the weekend apparently died from hypothermia after falling asleep outside.

Cold Weather Complicates Already-Tight Propane Supply

Census data indicates about 6 percent of Ohio households are heated primarily using propane, most of them rural homes.
21, 2014

A tight supply of propane is causing concerns for rural Ohio residents who use the fuel to heat their homes, and the governor has relaxed some delivery restrictions to help expedite propane gas shipments.

Bitter Cold Follows Year’s First Snowstorm

File photo
3, 2014

Temperatures fell below zero in many areas early Friday, with wind chills nearing -20 degrees.