- Ohioans suffer through second day of cold blast
- Weather leads Ohio Senate panel to cancel meeting
- Polar freeze settles over South, East
- Construction industry adjusts to cold conditions
- Stow providing shelter for residents without heat
- Amid cold, students get early entry to Ohio State-Michigan State basketball game
- Wind chill warning expires across region Wednesday
- Area closings and delays
- Doctors urge caution as thermometer drops
- Cold weather could extend holiday break for schools
- Jan. 25, 1985, was Ohio record for wind chill with readings of 70 to 80 degrees below zero
- Homeless shelter prepares for rise in clients as temperatures drop
- Warming centers, other facilities open during cold spell
- Dominion East Ohio Gas asks western Ohio customers to conserve
- How to prevent and deal with frozen pipes
- Frigid temperatures, dangerous wind chill force numerous cancellations
- Line rupture spills water on roads in Ohio capital
- Cleveland casino to reopen Tuesday afternoon
- Frigid temperatures break records in Akron area
- AAA flooded with calls from stranded motorists
- Winter blast strands some airline travelers in Cleveland and Akron
- Cold leaves snowy TV reception for some Time Warner customers
- Utilities urge customers to cut back on electricity and natural gas use
VALLEY FORGE, PA: Electricity demand has spiked across central and eastern states hit by severe cold, and power grid authorities are asking people to conserve energy when possible.
Officials with PJM Interconnection say there was record winter demand Tuesday morning, and another record may be set this afternoon.
PJM is a regional organization based in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania. It manages the wholesale power supply for all or part of 13 states. PJM is asking customers who can to conserve energy between 3 p.m. and 7 p.m., and they’re also asking all power generators to be ready to supply emergency levels of electricity.
PJM serves Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia and the District of Columbia.