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Ohio Family Blames Tornado For Damaged Roof

Akron Storm
Radar of last night's storm in Akron.
11, 2014

Storms severely damage homes in the Akron area. One family says it was a tornado.

Lightning Deemed Likely Cause Of Apartment Complex Fire

Fire officials say all of the residents escaped unharmed from The Millington apartment complex before flames engulfed it. The blaze began about 8:40 p.m. Sunday.
12, 2014

Officials say a fire believed to have started after a lightning strike has damaged 10 apartments in a complex on the northwest side of Columbus.

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 Rips Through Trailer Park, Knocks Out Power To Thousands

File photo
1, 2013

Thousands of Central Ohio homes were without electricity early Friday after heavy storms rolled across the region.

Ohioans Could Be In Line For Storm Assistance

The late-October storm knocked out electricity and brought flooding to the northeast Ohio city of Bedford.
November 6, 2012

State officials say help may be available for those with uninsured losses from last week’s superstorm Sandy.

Storm Damage To Bell Tower Closes Ohio Courthouse

The Logan County Courthouse in Bellefontaine.
July 14, 2012

A windstorm that twisted a 150-foot bell tower has forced abandonment of a western Ohio courthouse on the National Register of Historic Places.

Ohio AG Urges Caution With Post-Storm Contractors

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine
July 7, 2012

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine says homeowners should be alert for traveling contractors trying to take advantage of them as they deal with damage from recent storms.

Three Heat-Related Deaths In Licking County

Trees like this one were toppled all over Central Ohio after a strong thunderstorm last week cut out power to a million people in Ohio. Excessive heat has claimed the lives of three Licking County residents who have not had power since last weekend.
6, 2012

Three Licking County residents were found dead in their homes this week from heat related illnesses.

AEP: 143,000 Ohioans Still In The Dark

Last weekend's storms knocked down trees and power lines around Ohio, including this tree on Weber Rd. in Columbus' Clintonville neighborhood.
5, 2012

American Electric Power says it’s restored power to most of the customers who lost electricity after heavy weekend storms, but about 143,000 homes and businesses are still without electricity.

Aid Offered For Needy In 45 Storm-Hit Ohio Counties

Financial aid will be available to some low-income families and to some elderly and disabled Ohioans in 45 counties hit hardest by Friday's storms.
July 4, 2012

Financial aid will be available to some low-income families and to some elderly and disabled Ohioans in 45 counties hit hardest by Friday’s storms.