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Snows Covers Freeways, Closes Schools

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Many local school districts have delayed or cancelled Monday morning classes.
7:54AM
January
26, 2015

Columbus City Schools and most other local districts delayed or cancelled classes Monday after heavy overnight snowfall.

Snow Followed By Bitter Cold

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12:14PM
January
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.

Snow Covers Freeways, Closes Schools

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Traffic was moving slowly around Columbus early Tuesday, including on St. Rt. 315 at Lane Avenue.
7:49AM
January
6, 2015

Columbus City Schools and most other local school districts opted to cancel classes on Tuesday after several inches of snow blanketed the region.

Experts Predict Lower Heating Costs This Winter

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Many energy companies used the lessons of last winter, one of the coldest and snowiest in decades, to improve their delivery systems.
8:17AM
September
29, 2014

With a milder winter predicted, experts say heating costs should be lower for most Ohioans.

Clear Skies Perfect For Meteor Shower Viewing

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Experts say the shower should peak from around 2 a.m. until nearly dawn Saturday.
10:41AM
May
23, 2014

Clear skies predicted for much of Ohio should make for prime viewing for a meteor shower early Saturday.

Tornado Levels Several Homes, But No Injuries Reported

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The twister touched down near Cedarville late Wednesday. Several homes were destroyed but no injuries have been reported.
7:18AM
May 15, 2014

A tornado has destroyed several houses and farm buildings near Springfield, but no injuries have been reported.

Lightning Deemed Likely Cause Of Apartment Complex Fire

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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.
7:32AM
May
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.

Mid-April Snow Coats Central Ohio

9:53AM
April
15, 2014

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

Ohio’s Congressional Delegation Upset About Flood Plan Delay

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The city of Findlay has struggled with flooding over the past seven years, particularly in the downtown area near the Blanchard River.
8:28AM
April
10, 2014

Several Ohio members of Congress say they are not happy that the Army Corps of Engineers may wait until 2016 to issue a final report on a flood control plan for the flood-prone Blanchard River.

Columbus And State Make More Investments In Winter

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11:11AM
March
25, 2014

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