Several hundred people gathered Tuesday night in east Columbus to protest a Missouri grand jury’s decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson for shooting and killing Michael Brown in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson.
Near record low temperatures are reported this morning across Ohio. Dayton and Marion report minus 14 degrees before dawn. Bolton field in southwest Columbus reports a minus 12 degree reading. The record low for the date at Port Columbus is minus 13 in 1977. Its Minus 9 this morning at Port Columbus.
After successful tests in Ohio, the National Weather Service plans expansion of its “storm-based” warning system to the entire nation. Severe weather alerts will use common landmarks, highways, rivers and streams to warn the public of an approaching storm.