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Winter storm warning covers Ohio State community

Heavy snowfall forecast for all campuses

As much as 8 inches of snow could impact the Columbus and regional campuses of The Ohio State University starting Monday.

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for much of Ohio in anticipation of the upcoming storm systems. Columbus, Newark, Marion, Mansfield and Wooster are included in the warning area. The Lima campus is under a Winter Weather Advisory.

An initial wave of snow from 1 a.m. to 12 p.m. Monday will bring 2 to 3 inches of snow for all Ohio State campuses.

A second wave will arrive after 4 p.m. and will bring an additional 4 to 8 inches. Along with the snow, the university community will experience gusty winds and single-digit wind chills into Tuesday morning. Snow should begin to taper off around noon on Tuesday.

Please follow @OSU_EMFP on Twitter or check emergency.osu.edu for any updates.

Students, faculty and staff can monitor the current campus conditions online. The website includes a live weather camera, updated weather conditions and current forecasts.

Ohio State is a Storm Ready University: https://www.weather.gov/StormReady

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