Local fire departments are going on more runs, dealing with brush and grass fires.
Firefighters have not only been battling these blazes but the hot weather conditions too..
"We've just had this ongoing situation here where we really haven't had a lot of rain in the immediate past. We got some pretty good heat, a lot of wind, and low humidity, " says Fire Chief, Dave Lacy.
The wind seems to be the worst enemy of the three.
Local authorities are blaming weather as the cause of an array of accidents that occurred throughout Licking County this morning.
The Licking County Sheriff's Office is reporting a total of six crashes, none of which it says caused major injuries.
The Granville Post of the State Highway Patrol says it handled six accidents as well. It says most of those occurred along US 62, around the Johnstown area, and along State Route 13 near Utica. Out of those six crashes, only two people...
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY WILL GO INTO EFFECT FOR OUR ENTIRE VIEWING AREA THIS EVENING UNTIL EARLY MONDAY MORNING.
The low pressure system that has been pounding the central part of the country will be moving over the Great Lakes region tonight. Snow totals could range from two to four inches across the area, but it will be a quick moving system. So, most of the persistent snow showers will move out of the area by mid-morning.
The winter season is almost here and that means cold temperatures and snow could soon be affecting residents.
Snow, ice, and frigid temperatures usually make some residents cringe, but to some retail stores, its white gold. The Sunrise Do it Center in Zanesville says they're stocking up for their customers to combat whatever this winter may produce. Heaters, shovels, and salt are sitting on the shelves now, but will soon disappear once the first prediction of snow is in the forecast....