95 percent of ancient Ohio was forested. But centuries ago there were also small regions of prairie. Tall grasses and wildflowers were part of the prairie ecology and so were bison. Researchers near Columbus are trying to reestablish a prairie / bison ecosystem.
What could be the biggest snow storm to hit Ohio this season is on the way later Tuesday and early Wednesday.
The prolonged cold snap is putting many utility customers in a bind with inflated heating bills.
Local meteorologists predict wind chills early next week, between -20 and -40 degrees, could break some records.
Temperatures fell below zero in many areas early Friday, with wind chills nearing -20 degrees.
Tens of thousands of utility customers were without power across Ohio after heavy winds from an unusually large and strong late-season storm system rolled through the state.
Thousands of Central Ohio homes were without electricity early Friday after heavy storms rolled across the region.
The USDA reports that more than three-fourths of Ohio’s corn crop was in good or excellent condition as of July 21 – compared to 15 percent at the same time last year.
Ursuline College plans to reopen for classes Tuesday, three days after a 110-mph tornado ripped through the Northeast Ohio campus.
American Electric Power says hundreds of line workers are headed to Ohio and other states likely to see effects from Hurricane Sandy.
Tens of thousands of Ohioans are still without power after Superstorm Sandy brought high winds and the season’s first snow to some parts of the state overnight.