Stories tagged with: snow

December 31, 2012 - 6:17pm
1 year 29 weeks ago

After several inches of snow has fallen in Zanesville and surrounding areas, the weather has caused traffic delays, car accidents and business cancelations but it also provides entertainment for those who like to bundle up in snow gear and play in the winter wonderland.

For the Miller Family, the snow brought an opportunity to build a snowman in the front yard, but this isn't your average snowman. It stands more than 12 feet tall!

Landon Miller, one of the builders of the snowman...

December 29, 2012 - 3:13pm
1 year 29 weeks ago

Residents of southeast Ohio are digging their way out of the snow once again.

Several inches of the white stuff has fallen in Zanesville and nearby areas.  Snow plows continue to make progress, but drivers should still exercise caution.

Snow emergencies have been issued in several counties.  The updated snow emergency levels can be found at the top of our website.

A level 1 snow emergency means roadways are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow.  Only...

December 21, 2012 - 4:18pm
1 year 30 weeks ago

With the snow falling in Southeast Ohio, some area basketball teams will be starting their winter breaks a little early. Some games around the area have been pushed back due to the white stuff and no make up dates have been posted.

Boys Basketball:

New Lexington at Morgan-Postponed

West Muskingum at John Glenn- Postponed

Sheridan at Maysville- Postponed

Newark at Groveport-Madison- Postponed

Newark Catholic at Granville- Postponed

Girls Basketball:...

December 21, 2012 - 9:53am
1 year 30 weeks ago

The Muskingum and Licking  County Sheriff’s Offices have issued a Level 1 Snow Emergency.  That Means Roads are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow.  Drive cautiously.

The first day of winter arrived with authority Friday in Zanesville and the rest of Ohio.  There was a rash of accidents including a two vehicle crash on Dresden Road at Military Road just before 9:30 Friday morning. Zanesville Police says a Jeep was traveling north on...

February 11, 2012 - 6:52pm
2 years 23 weeks ago

Winter came with full force across Southeast Ohio...

On Saturday morning, Zanesville residents woke up to fresh snowfall and freezing temperatures. Business owner Gene Davis said it has been worse in the past, but after such a mild winter, conditions like this take a toll on his business.

"Days like this does, it affects it a lot, because people don't get out and about on days like this," said Davis.

Most roads were cleared quickly, but Davis said he usually...

February 10, 2012 - 5:48pm
2 years 23 weeks ago

With the threat of winter weather looming, local residents are stocking up on some necessary supplies.

The Pick-N-Save store on Howard Street was bustling with activity all day Friday.

Store Manager Rich Daughtery said he is seeing a lot of people come through the doors for the most essential items.

"It started very early this morning, about 7 o'clock there was a line," said Daughtery.   "People have been in and out all day grabbing a lot of break,...

February 8, 2012 - 6:31pm
2 years 24 weeks ago

Whether it's for six more weeks or not, winter is here in Zanesville - for now, and area residents are dealing with it.

After what has been a rather mild winter season, residents woke up to snow covered driveways, sidewalks and cars. Zanesville Resident Herbert Dailey said the weather added a little more time onto his daily commute for safety precautions, and he would have preferred the warmer temperatures to stick around.

"Well it'll take a while to get used to, but we've...

February 8, 2012 - 9:22am
2 years 24 weeks ago

Old man winter is making a visit to Zanesville and the rest of Ohio Wednesday morning. Light snow started falling around 6:30 a.m. and roads are slick. Local law enforcement officials are reporting some minor accidents. Motorists are being asked to drive carefully until area roads can be treated with salt.  You can check the top of this web page for any school delays or closings or snow emergencies.

January 21, 2012 - 6:13pm
2 years 26 weeks ago

Shoppers swarmed the Pick'n Save in Zanesville on Friday to stock up on groceries before the storm hit.

Assistant Store Director Rodney Price was lucky enough to have the day off, but he said milk and bread were flying off the shelves as people prepared for the worst.  Price said the store's atmosphere is always eerily calm once the snow starts to fall.

"Usually as soon as they mention the word snow, we start getting really busy," said Price.   "We...

January 21, 2012 - 5:56pm
2 years 26 weeks ago

The storm kept the Ohio Department of Transportation busy.  Twenty trucks salted and plowed Muskingum County roads through Saturday afternoon.

ODOT Transportation Manager for Muskingum County Raymond Dailey said the wintry mix made it difficult for crews to stick with a plan since there's different protocol for rain, sleet and snow.  He said ODOT always takes traffic volume into consideration when developing the routes.

"We have three different priority routes,...

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