Central Ohio schools, colleges cancel classes Wednesday due to subzero temps, wind chills

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COLUMBUS, Ohio - Most of the school districts in central Ohio have called off classes as the temperatures are expected to fall below zero for Wednesday.

Wind chills in the Columbus area Wednesday will be the coldest in nearly three years dipping to 25 to 35 below zero at times with daytime highs around zero.

Columbus City Schools canceled their classes early Tuesday and several other major districts followed throughout the day.

The Ohio State University announced Tuesday evening they would close campus at 11 p.m. and reopen Thursday morning canceling all classes and activities for Wednesday.

Other colleges and universities are also closed Wednesday, including Ohio University, Capital University and Otterbein University.

Thursday is expected excepted to remain very cold with the temperatures falling below zero.

A system will bring a chance of light snow Thursday night into Friday.

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