Stories tagged with: flooding

May 29, 2010 - 6:08pm
3 years 46 weeks ago

The flooding in the South has devastated the area, leaving Lucy homeless and in a shelter. But thanks to one Doberman-lover, Lucy is safe and ready to find her new family.

"Lucy's story was heart-wrenching to me and I thought we have to help this girl," says Appalachian Ohio SPCA Director Robin McClelland.

But there was still the problem of transporting Lucy to Ohio. Chris Blair is from Painstsville, Kentucky and he delivers fruits and vegetables. In his...

March 16, 2010 - 4:45pm
4 years 4 weeks ago

Water sources in our area continue to recede as drier weather comes back into the picture, but there was a major concern for flooding this past weekend.

Dillon Lake Resource Manager, Clifton Kilpatrick, says his office was monitoring water levels around the area. He indicated there was a lot of water flowing through Newark, McConnelsville, and Dresden. Kilpatrick says he was concerned through Saturday night, especially because more rain was expected.

"The rain that was...

March 15, 2010 - 3:26am
4 years 4 weeks ago

A few roads in Coshocton County shut down due to high water. According to the Coshocton County Sheriff's Office the following roadways are closed:

State Route 60 North of Blissfield

State Route 715 is closed at the dam

and County Road 410 just north of Plainford is closed

March 13, 2010 - 8:37pm
4 years 5 weeks ago

The flood waters are rising in Southeastern Ohio, causing some roads in our area to be closed.

In Coshocton County the sheriff's office is closing roads due to the water levels, causing area residents to have a tough time getting around.

"The fields are starting to flood," said Nellie resident Brent Birker. "The campers over here in the campground are going to have to do something. The water's going to get up there pretty high."

The Coshocton County...

March 13, 2010 - 10:01am
4 years 5 weeks ago

The Coshocton County Sheriff's Office reports the following roads are closed due to high water:


-State Route 60, north of Blissfield

-State Route 715 near the Mohawk Dam

March 12, 2010 - 6:09pm
4 years 5 weeks ago

New technology from the National Weather Service is helping to keep our area one step ahead of ominous weather.

Friday afternoon at the Muskingum County Emergency Management Agency, first responder department heads sat in on a conference call from the National Weather Service about the rain we will receive Friday night and Saturday. These same conference calls and presentations greatly helped first responders in being prepared for the snowstorms this past...

February 19, 2010 - 4:51pm
4 years 8 weeks ago

With today's sunshine comes melting of the two feet of snow we received over the past couple of weeks. And that means big problems for some homeowners.

Jim Deam of B-Dry says thawing of this much snow and ice can cause major problems. Water may seep into your home causing water damage or flooding.

"You have an outside footer drain problem," said Deam. "Those outside footer drains would have been installed when the house was built. And then water also can come...

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