Columbus Police Issue Warning For Those Driving To The Ohio State Game Today

first_imgA general view of Ohio State's football stadium.COLUMBUS, OH – NOVEMBER 26: A general view of Ohio Stadium prior to the game between the Michigan Wolverines and Ohio State Buckeyes on November 26, 2016 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)Serious weather is bearing down on Columbus this Saturday ahead of the Buckeyes’ game against Rutgers. Significant amounts of rain have already been dumped on the city, and will continue throughout the day.Ohio State and Rutgers are set for a 3:30 p.m. ET kickoff, though that may be in jeopardy with the serious weather in the area. Columbus police have already issued a warning to those driving to the game today.The police department suggested drivers slow down on the freeways, sighting flooding. There have reportedly already been several accidents in the area before kickoff.HIGH WATER – PLEASE DRIVE CAREFULLY 9/8/18 8:20am: There is high water throughout the city and alot of accidents. Drivers are not slowing down on the freeways. 20 inches of high water at 70/71 split. -Lt. Ed Hasson— Columbus Ohio Police (@ColumbusPolice) September 8, 2018The weather won’t get any better throughout the day. Rain is in the forecast for the duration of Saturday and could affect the Cleveland Browns game against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday.Kickoff is still scheduled for 3:30 p.m. ET and the game will be broadcast on the Big Ten Network. Ohio State outscored Rutgers 114-0 over their last two contests.last_img read more

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