Winter weather to impact Ohio State campuses
First significant snowfall of the season expected over central Ohio
All campuses of The Ohio State University are under a winter weather advisory beginning at noon on Monday.
According to the National Weather Service, the heavy rainfall that began overnight will change over to snow this morning. The Lima, Columbus and Mansfield campuses will see snowfall first.
Snowfall on Monday will result in little to no accumulation due to the warm surface temperatures. Monday afternoon and evening, snow will begin to accumulate and will continue through the day on Tuesday, finally tapering off Wednesday morning or early afternoon.
Lima and Mansfield can expect the most snow, with 6 to 8 inches expected in Lima and 4 to 6 inches in Mansfield. Columbus, Newark, Marion and Wooster can expect between 3 and 4 inches of snow.
In addition to the snow, winds will also pick up across the state with gusts reaching between 25 and 30 miles per hour.
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