Central Ohio snow emergencies for January 23, 2024

Columbus and Central Ohio Weather

COLUMBUS, Ohio ( WCMH ) — Overnight and early morning freezing rain is expected across central Ohio which will put several counties under a snow emergency during a winter weather advisory into Tuesday afternoon.

Light freezing drizzle started after midnight in the northwestern part of the viewing area. Precipitation rates will increase overnight to freezing rain by 5 a.m. and become more widespread across central Ohio. The best chance of freezing rain will be from I-71 and north and west, with lesser chances south and east due to slightly warmer air temps.

For live traffic conditions around the area, follow this link . The latest forecast from Storm Team 4 can be found here , with our Live VIPIR radar here .


NBC4 will keep this story updated Sunday as snow emergency levels are announced, lifted, upgraded, or downgraded.


“Roadways are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow. Roads may also be icy. Motorists are urged to drive very cautiously.”

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