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Columbus Weather: Freeze warning Monday morning; sunny, warmer temps this afternoon

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX) — Good Monday morning! A chilly start to the workweek with morning temps in the mid-lower 30s.

We have a Frost Advisory or Freeze Warning for the entire area. Mostly sunny today and warming into the mid 60s with a light breeze out of the southwest. More clouds tonight with low temps dipping into the mid 40s.

Tuesday will be mostly cloudy with a slight chance for rain during the morning or midday, but a better chance of rain later in the day. Severe weather is not likely, but we will likely pick up about a quarter of an inch of rain. We will warm to a high around 67 with 10-20 mph winds out of the southwest for Tuesday.

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The importance of Earth Day

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COLUMBUS, Ohio — Earth Day is here and one central Ohio organization is continuing its efforts to keep Goodale Park clean while preserving the variety of plants and trees.

According to the 2023 Global Climate Report from the National Centers for Environmental Information, 2023 was the warmest year since global records began in 1850. They also reported that the 10 warmest years in the 174-year-old record have all occurred in the last decade.

People of all ages came out to Goodale Park in Columbus to collect trash, weed, mulch, and more as the Friends of Goodale Park, a nonprofit and volunteer organization, hosted their Earth Day event on April 13.

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Columbus ‘Snow Warriors’ treating bridges ahead of dropping temperatures

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All of Central Ohio is under a freeze warning overnight as temperatures are forecasted to be in the 20s.

The City of Columbus’s Snow Warriors said they are treating the bridges as a precaution to help prevent freezing.

The metro area will be under a freeze warning from 2 a.m. until 10 a.m. Tuesday. The temperatures are likely to drop into the mid-20s causing frost and freeze conditions.

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Snow on Halloween? Weather forecast for Columbus area shows chance of evening snow showers

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Are you taking your kids out trick-or-treating in Columbus on Tuesday? If so, you may want to bundle them up because the forecast shows a cold – and possibly snowy – holiday.

Here’s what the weather will be like on Halloween:

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Winterizing your home effectively ahead of the cold months

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The winter season is just around the corner, and with the coming drop in temperatures, it’s always important to think ahead to protect oneself from freezing pipes.

” I’ve seen over 50 thousand dollars of the damage,” Tyler Smoot, call-by-call manager at Eco Plumbers, Electricians and Technicians told ABC 6. “Especially if a homeowner isn’t home, they’re on vacation and that water is just running into their basement until they got home and realize that there was a burst and shut the water off, so it could be catastrophic.”

Here are four important tips to keep in mind for winterizing your home:

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Columbus Weather: More sunshine and warm temperatures on Friday

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX) — Another nice day on the way today, before big changes happen for the weekend.

TODAY: Lots of sunshine. Dry & warm. High 76

TONIGHT: Rain likely late and overnight. Low 56

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Columbus Weather: Cooler temperatures sticking around with potential for showers this week

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX) — Even as some clouds return to the region Wednesday night, temperatures will be a little milder, and we won’t have to worry about frost. A few showers are possible as a big system gets organized in the middle of the country. And we have a very wet weekend on the way.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT: mostly cloudy, milder, chance of a few showers, low 49.

THURSDAY: mostly cloudy, warmer, chance of showers mainly north, high 75.

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Central Ohio braces for heatwave: Columbus offers cool retreats

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX) — Temperatures are expected to be in the 90‘s through Friday and Central Ohio will be under an excessive heat watch Thursday.

The City of Columbus is reminding residents of free public spaces open to all to cool down. Including malls and libraries.

“We have 23 library locations serving Franklin County. Each one of those 23 is equipped with air conditioning, Wi-Fi, and of course great books. And plenty of spaces to sit hang out relax. We always like to say come loiter at the library. How many places can say that? Come loiter,” said Ben Zenitsky with Columbus Metropolitan Library.

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Columbus Weather: Air quality improving; partly cloudy Friday on tap

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A couple more dry days then some rain finally returning!

Good Friday morning! Skies will still be a little hazy today, but the air quality has improved just enough that we are not under an air quality alert for today. There still could be times when the air quality may be poor, but overall we will see an improvement for the day in whole.

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Columbus Weather: Chilly and cloudy day ahead

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It’s going to be chilly on Monday with some spotty rain, more to the north, the next couple of days then a little sun followed by heavier rain on the way.

Be sure to keep the jacket handy! It will be mostly cloudy with temps in the mid-30s this morning then in the 40s most of the day.

A few spotty showers are expected today but mainly to the north. A light breeze will be coming out of the northwest at 5-10 mph.

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