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Heavy Snowfall Puts Ohio Harvests Behind Schedule

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Ohio farmers say 20% of their harvest will be delayed due to heavy snowfall.
20, 2014

The first heavy snowfall in the state has put Ohio harvests behind schedule after an already difficult growing season due to last winter’s brutal cold.

Late Fall Snow Slows Central Ohio

The snow forced several Central Ohio school districts first to delay opening before officials decided to cancel classes for the day.
November 17, 2014

The calendar says winter is still a month away, but Central Ohio is dealing with its first winter storm of the season.

Road Salt Prices Increasing Up To 300 Percent For Ohio Counties

Salt companies are saying last year’s seemingly endless winter drained their inventories, so the high costs are simply reflect how high the demand is compared to the limited supply.
27, 2014

It may be in the upper 80s today, but the state and local communities are already thinking about the coming winter. And they’re looking at some bills for road salt that are stopping them cold.

Mid-April Snow Coats Central Ohio

15, 2014

Most parts of Central Ohio saw little accumulation, but it was enough to cover roads early Tuesday and slow the morning commute.

Columbus And State Make More Investments In Winter

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25, 2014

City and state leaders are spending a combined $5 million on new snow plows and road salt.

Winter Weather Returning After Brief Respite

Central Ohio is expecting a mix of rain, sleet, and snow beginning Wednesday afternoon.
12, 2014

After being teased with a day of spring-like temperatures, Central Ohioans preparing for at least one more blast of winter.

Storm Hits Southern Ohio, Spares Columbus

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March 3, 2014

Columbus was largely spared, but many areas south of the city had snow plows out and students at home after the latest winter storm.

Flooding Hits Marion, Pickaway Counties

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21, 2014

Heavy overnight rain and melting snow have high water forcing the closure of several roads around Central Ohio.

More Snow Coming To Parts Of Ohio

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Snow is expected to begin falling across parts of northern Central Ohio late Monday. Central and Southern Ohio could see rain followed by light snow Tuesday morning.
17, 2014

Parts of winter-weary Ohio are getting more snow.

ODOT Gets Zero Bids On Salt Plan For Local Communities

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Ohio has used more than 880,000 tons of salt since the start of this unusually cold and snowy winter. That doesn't include the salt used by local governments on local roads.
17, 2014

The department wanted to buy 150,000 tons of salt for communities and then have them to return the salt after they replenish their supplies. But no salt companies bid in the 10-day window that ended Friday.