Stories tagged with: National Weather Service

November 18, 2013 - 5:47pm
26 weeks 6 days ago

The Muskingum County Emergency Management Agency spent Sunday preparing for potentially dangerous storms.

Muskingum County didn't sustain substantial damage from Sunday night's storm, but that doesn't mean the EMA wasn't staying busy preparing for the worst.  EMA Director Bo Keck says his biggest concern was tracking the storm and keeping in constant contact with the National Weather Service.

"We stayed in tune with the National Weather Service and other...

June 26, 2012 - 3:16pm
2 years 4 weeks ago

Despite the lack of rain, this week marks National Lightning Safety Week and a new campaign from the National Weather Service encourages the public to heed the warning, "When lightning roars, go indoors."

According to the National Weather Service, lightning is one of the nation's most deadly weather phenomena.

Muskingum County Emergency Management Agency Director Bo Keck says at the first sign of thunder or lightning, it's best seek shelter in a sturdy structure.

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September 17, 2010 - 5:14pm
3 years 44 weeks ago

The National Weather Service has confirmed that two tornadoes hit Perry County Thursday night.

An EF-1 tornado hit the Village of Crooksville with wind speeds up to 110 m.p.h.

In Somerset it was an EF-2 tornado with wind speeds between 110 and 120 m.p.h.

They will also be assessing damage in the northwest portion of Morgan County.

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