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Record-setting cold for the start of Spring Semester

Weather forecasters are calling for a morning temperature of 11 degrees on Monday, January 6, falling to 5 below zero during the day. Wind chill from Monday night to Tuesday morning could be as low as 30 below zero. These are dangerously cold temperatures that include a risk of frostbite in 10 to 30 minutes for exposed skin. Everyone is reminded to dress appropriately and especially to protect your hands and face. Pets need to be brought indoors!

Ohio State students, faculty and staff are reminded to check for news, and watch for the red update bar at the Ohio State home page, (

The Veterinary Medical Center will remain open 24 hours a day for emergencies. They can be reached at (614) 292-3551. 


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Tuesday, January 7, 2014 - 6:17pm