Stories tagged with: Flood

May 1, 2014 - 4:29pm
12 weeks 6 days ago

It has been a rainy week in Southeastern Ohio, Over 3 inches in Zanesville alone. When that happens, Dillon Dam officails go on high alert working to avoid flooding in our region.

Dillon Project Manager, Clifton Kilpatrick says that Wednesday they shut down the flow of water from the dam to minimal release.

"We are only running about 200 or so CFS right now or cubic feet per second and that was because of the gauges down in McConellsville pretty fast and also we were getting...

July 9, 2013 - 6:40pm
1 year 3 weeks ago

With all of the flooding in Perry County, flash flood watches across the area, and more storms heading our way, the Zanesville Fire Department wants to remind everyone to drive safely in flooded areas.

If you cannot see the road beneath the water, never attempt to drive through and take an alternate route.

"They say it takes only about 1 foot of water to float your vehicle, to get stranded in the water. we suggest that you move to higher ground and go ahead and call 911,...

July 8, 2013 - 5:09pm
1 year 3 weeks ago

Since the first of the month, southeastern Ohio has seen nearly two inches of rain and the team at the Dillon Dam is hard at work to control flooding.

Scattered showers have been dominating our weather for nearly two weeks, and are forecasted to continue, which means constant monitoring of water levels.

"We monitor the situation, we keep up with it as best as possible, and see what is happening with this intermittent showers,” said Project Manager, Clifton Kilpatrick...

March 22, 2013 - 4:49pm
1 year 18 weeks ago

The unveiling of the flood markers event will be held at The John McIntire Library Auditorium this Saturday.

"This Saturday at 1 p.m.. there will be the final program. Which is very commemorative and celebratory. A movie will be shown, it's about a 7-minute documentary. And then information from the watershed district regarding, as a result of the flood, the kinds of things that are in place now that keep us safer and more able to control things," said Blair Tom,...

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