The Ohio Department of Transportation is ready to take on the roads.
The ODOT crews are getting their trucks ready for tomorrow's possible winter storm, and they want you to know that they'll be out in full force.
"Tomorrow when it hits, and if it lasts as long as they expect it to, we will be out 24/7, at least the next few days anyway. We will divide into shifts, we will have people on overtime, and do whatever it takes to keep the roads plowed and clear,...
It's a piece of equipment that isn't used much in this area because we aren't used to seeing this much snow on the ground at one time, but some pilots are putting skis on their airplanes to help them get around better.
The skis don't really affect how the pilot flies in the air, but rather how that individual handles the ground.
"The skis allow us to transition into the deep snow, and the wheels wouldn't allow us to do that. We'd have to plow the runway, " says Y-City...
Most everyone throughout Ohio has been able to dig out after the three winter storms swept through the state, but stores selling those supplies are still recovering.
Dennis baldwin of the Do-It Center on the East Pike said their supplies are running low.
"We are out of almost everything except rock salt," he said. "Our warehouses don't have anything we can buy like shovels and ice melt. We can't even get sleds for the kids. Last week we tried to get...
The snow is even affecting business in downtown Zanesville.
Ditty's Downtown Deli is located on Fourth Street, and Owner, DJ Dittmar, says it's been a struggle these past couple of weeks with sales being cut in half.
"It has been slow of course. Everything's been disrupted when the kids don't go to school, and people have to find places for their children while they go to work. It's kind of difficult for everyone, but a lot of places downtown are still moving along, "...
In the midst of snow storms emergency crews find themselves out on very treacherous roads.
But they must always answer the call for help,so when bad weather rolls in there are a number of precautions the fire department takes. First, a supervisor drives the different roads to find trouble spots to report the the city. The fire department keeps strong treads on their tires and also uses a different form of tire chains.