Stories tagged with: snow

January 2, 2014 - 6:09am
29 weeks 6 days ago

The New Year is bringing snow and dangerously cold temperatures.  The National Weather Service says parts of our area are under a wind chill and winter weather advisory.  Our area could get between 2 and 4 inches of snow by tonight.  And Friday morning wind chills could reach 10 below.  The Ohio Department of Transportation has crews dealing with the snowfall which has already started. O-dot says in snow and ice take it slow.

Here is more from Whiz's...

December 21, 2013 - 6:38pm
31 weeks 4 days ago

It's officially the first day of winter and temperatures reached the mid fifties. Locals are having mixed feelings about the uncharacteristic start to winter.

Bryn Bird is a mother and farmer from the Granville area and she says that she enjoys having a break from the snow, but is not a fan of one other thing.

"I would rather it be cold at least so the ground is frozen. Right now my husband is tracking in mud and I'm mopping the floors like four times day so it would be nice...

December 16, 2013 - 7:50am
32 weeks 2 days ago

Snow is falling around Southeastern Ohio Monday morning making for a slick commute for students and parents. 

At this time the Ohio Department of Transportation reports moderate snow and ice conditions for Licking, Coshocton, Muskingum and Guernsey Counties. 

Law enforcement officials said they also have reports of cars slipping off the roadways due to the winter conditions.

We also have reports of several school delays. Those can be found by clicking on the...

December 5, 2013 - 5:23pm
33 weeks 6 days ago

The Ohio Department of Transportation County Manager, Phil Valentine, says a degree or two in temperature makes all the difference when it comes to winter storms and how bad the roads get. Valentine says ODOT's primary focus is keeping the roads salted and free of ice.

"It looks like we've got a strong possibility of having some sleet so we're preparing our trucks today, going ahead and pre-loading with brine and we're gonna monitor the storm throughout the night and then try to...

December 5, 2013 - 10:32am
33 weeks 6 days ago

Many people in Zanesville and the rest of Ohio who started Thursday in unseasonable warmth can soon expect an icy blast of winter weather.  Temperatures in the 50’s and 60’s across much of the state will plunge 30 to 40 degrees by the weekend.  A cold front moving through will bring rain changing to a wintry mix overnight in most of Ohio, followed by significant snowfall later Friday in parts of the state.

Here is a discussion from Whiz Meteorologist Phil Sakal:...

November 27, 2013 - 6:51pm
35 weeks 8 hours ago

Sprains, strains, cuts and falling are common injuries when completing the seasonal chore. But if you've had medical problems such as a heart attack or any other serious medical condition, you may want to think twice before picking up the shovel.

"Shoveling snow is a vigorous exercise and very hard work and people don't realize that," explained Dr. Vicki Whitacre. "And if they don't listen to clues from their body and stop, they can actually precipitate or...

November 26, 2013 - 5:29am
35 weeks 1 day ago

Many around southeastern Ohio are waking up to snow.

Currently, the Ohio Department of Transportation  vehicles are on the roadways working to clear the roadways.

According to ODOT 16 of the 24 snow crews are on the roadways this morning. At this time they report .50 inches of snow at their Zanesville garage.

In Coshocton County eight crews are on the roads. They also report .50 inches of snow.

Guernsey County has 13 crews ready to do battle with mother...

November 11, 2013 - 2:27pm
37 weeks 2 days ago

The first widespread snow of the season may land in Zanesville and other parts of the state overnight.  Whiz Storm Team Meteorologists say show or rain will develop later Monday night through early Tuesday in the wake of a cold front moving through the state,  This area could get between one and two inches of snow by the morning.  Accumulations should be mainly on grass and elevated surfaces, but there could be slick spots on area roads for your early commute.  Whiz News...

January 25, 2013 - 3:20pm
1 year 26 weeks ago

High School Basketball Cancelations


Buckeye Trail at Monroe Central                  Postponed (Rescheduled for Feb. 9)
Dover at Cambridge                                       Postponed (Rescheduled for...

January 24, 2013 - 5:50am
1 year 26 weeks ago

It is a snowy start to your Thursday.  A light coating of snow will be part of your morning commute in Zanesville and other parts of the Ohio.  Salt crews have been out and are getting roads ready for travel, but there are still slick spots on secondary roads.  There are also school closings and delays which you can find on this website but clicking on the banner or closing link at the top of the page.

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