Stories tagged with: First Snowfall

January 6, 2015 - 4:59pm
46 weeks 6 days ago

The first snow of the new year was light and fluffy, but it still caused problems on area roads and forced schools to close.

It started falling just after midnight and it continued through the late morning hours leaving about 3 to 4 inches depending on the location. We talked to some local residents today about their first snow experience of the year.

"I know it was supposed to happen at midnight or so and I went to bed around 2:30 and I woke up looking at the T.V. And it...

January 13, 2012 - 4:46pm
3 years 46 weeks ago

The first major snowfall of the season blew into our area with some snow and lots of wind chill.

Many local schools closed or went on two-hour delays due the bad weather.
Snow plows and salt trucks took to the roadways to try to keep up with the blowing and drifting conditions.
Zanesville Public Service Director Mike Sims said some minor freezing occurred on roads, but most everything went as planned for the city.

"It did freeze on the streets a little bit after...

December 1, 2010 - 5:41pm
5 years 10 hours ago

It's the first of December and it is also the first snowfall here in the Y-city.

But obviously with the flakes comes freezing temperatures which means one thing. O-dot is out in full force making sure area roads, bridges, and overpasses are properly treated.

"The first snowstorm typically is the worst with accidents because of motorists forgetting how they developed and how to drive in the winter storms," says ODOT Public Information Officer Kate Stickle.


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