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Schools Cancel, Delay Classes As Temperatures Plummet

It was the coldest February 24 ever in Columbus, as temperatures dipped to -10 degrees early Tuesday.
24, 2015

After bitter cold on Monday, temperatures plummeted even more overnight. In the northern Union County village of Richwood, the National Weather Service reported an overnight low of -18 degrees.

Cold Front Tracks Behind Weekend Snow

Many school districts north of Columbus delayed class or canceled classes Monday, while Columbus City Schools and districts south of the city were mostly running on time.
February 23, 2015

Forecasts call for a Monday high near 10 degrees in Columbus, with temperatures sinking to -5 Monday night and Tuesday morning.

Schools Close Again Friday For Subzero Temperatures

Temperatures were well below zero for much of Ohio Friday morning, with many areas seeing wind chills near -20.
February 20, 2015

School districts across the state, including the Columbus, Cleveland and Cincinnati city schools, decided to close again Friday as frigid temperatures linger.

Snow Followed By Bitter Cold

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7, 2015

Forecasts call for a low of -7 Wednesday night and Thursday morning. The wind chill could make that feel as cold as -22.

Cold Winter Hits Ohio Fruit and Vegetable Farmers Hard

Cold temperatures have caused many Ohio farmers to lose their blackberry crops.
10, 2014

The bitterly cold winter is making things tougher for Ohio growers and that could translate to higher food prices later in the year.

Cold Puts Many Utility Customers In A Bind

The National Weather Service put nearly all of Ohio under a wind chill warning Monday as temperatures slipped and forecasters predicted wind chills well below zero into Tuesday.
27, 2014

The prolonged cold snap is putting many utility customers in a bind with inflated heating bills.

Facing Second Frigid Day, OSU, Schools Cancel Tuesday Classes

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Cold temperatures have caused some local school districts to cancel classes on Tuesday
6, 2014

With even more frigid temperatures forecast for Tuesday, Central Ohio school districts have cancelled classes for a second straight day. Columbus City Schools and Ohio State University have closed for Tuesday. Click for a complete list of cancellations.

Cold, Snowy Weather Boon to Ski Resort

February 9, 2011

Snow Trails Marketing Director says skiing, snow boarding and tubing are up thirty percent.

Columbus Cold Case Detective Says “Moving Case Forward” Is Success

30, 2010

Each time someone is murdered in the city of Columbus, homicide detectives set out to find the killer. But sometimes the person responsible for the crime gets away – and the case turns cold. Then the investigation gets turned over to the police department’s unsolved case review team. WOSU gives this peek inside the mind of a cold case investigator.