Stories tagged with: June 29th severe storms

January 1, 2013 - 7:13pm
1 year 28 weeks ago

Within a year, there are thousands of news stories reported but only a handful of these stories stand out.

Narrowed down to the local top three, the first of these takes us back to June 29th when severe weather blew through our quiet city. The storm brought hail, strong winds and even a reported tornado in Tuscarawas County.

The damages were extensive as the wind caused numerous downed trees, ripped off shingles and in severe cases entire roofs. Thousands of people lost power and...

September 4, 2012 - 6:23pm
1 year 45 weeks ago

The retired General Manager of the Guernsey-Muskingum Electric Cooperative said his company learned a lot after the severe storms ripped through the region in June.

Gary Mbide spoke to members of the Zanesville Noon Rotary Club Today.

He said broken tree limbs and gusty winds caused the most problems during the storms.

"80% of our system was out," said Mbide.  "There was widespread damage, you could drive down a road where everything would look fine and...

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