With harsh cold and snow forecast for much of the state in the next few days, officials in Ohio’s Department of Aging are urging precautions for older people who could be at increased risk of weather-related problems.
The ice that’s coating much of Ohio has led to power outages affecting thousands and has prompted schools to tell students to stay home.
Utility and road crews face storm clean-up task again as major winter storm moves into Scioto and Muskingum watersheds.
Cold temperatures, perpetual overcast skies and snow have many Central Ohioans feeling a bit of cabin fever. WOSU Commentator and local historian Ed Lentz tells us 19th century Ohioans coped with the winter doldrums.
Mother Nature continues her wrath on central Ohio as warm temperatures melt snow and pose the threat of floods.
Central Ohio residents are preparing for the second major snowfall of the season… and so are utility crews.
The cold weather has settled in Central Ohio. Residents are turning up their thermostats. And calls for assistance to Columbia Gas are up by one-third. The state consumers counsel reports a significant increase in the number of customers losing their gas or electric service through disconnection. And people are turning out in large numbers to seek help from area agencies.
Some Ohioans are filing insurance claims right now to cover damage caused by the winter snow storms.
Winter weather is on its way to Central Ohio. The Ohio Highway Patrol is encouraging drivers to get ready for winter conditions.