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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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Columbus Weather: Beautiful spring days ahead

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It’s going to be a beautiful day in Central Ohio! More sun is on the way with highs in the 70s.

It will keep warming up through the end of the week and then rain returns.

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Snow emergencies for central Ohio, Jan. 31

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — A thin layer of overnight snow showers, high winds and cold wind-chill temperatures have caused some hazardous road conditions around central Ohio.

As of 7:45 a.m. Tuesday, Franklin County is not under a snow emergency. But several area counties are under a Level 1 emergency. Check back here for county-by-county updates.

As well, many area school districts are on delays or have closed. Check here for closings and delays.

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