Snow showers are expected on and off Monday through Tuesday. Total snowfall over the course of both days will add up between a trace to 2". 1" to 3" is possible along the higher elevations of the VA border. Slick spots are possible on untreated roads. While significant snow is not expected, we have issued a Severe Weather Alert Day to keep you informed on possible negative impacts to travel through Tuesday afternoon.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ohio regulators on Wednesday approved a
$300 million base-rate increase for American Electric Power to
generate electricity, about half of what the Columbus-based company
had asked for.
Public Utilities Commission of Ohio spokesman Matt Butler says
it's unclear what effect that will have on customers' monthly bills
until AEP comes out with a new rate plan.
In a separate Wednesday agreement, PUCO approved AEP price
increases for power delivery. Columbus Southern Power customers
would see a $2 per month increase while Ohio Power customers would see that up $1.
The pair of agreements are part of a lead up to a more
competitive market. Starting June 2015, power companies will bid on
who gets to generate electricity. Butler says similar auctions in
Ohio have saved customers money.