Stories tagged with: flooding

July 9, 2010 - 3:59pm
4 years 40 weeks ago

The much needed rain turned into a mess for Zanesville City workers Friday afternoon. Officials say part of Linden Avenue, just east of the Y-bridge, flooded when a drain was clogged and all the heavy rain water could not drain. City workers told us that the one lane, under a bridge just off the Y-bridge, designed for high profile trucks was flooded out around 2:30 due to grass and mud that had accumulated in the drain. Officials say it took crews around an hour to clear out the drain and...

June 15, 2010 - 5:07pm
4 years 44 weeks ago

From Arkansas to Oklahoma, flooding has recently devastated numerous areas around the country, and it could happen here. Tonight we have some important tips that could save your life.


The Muskingum Valley Red Cross says it takes no time for water to rise to dangerous levels. If you live in a flood-prone area, the key is being prepared and having a plan.

"You need to be prepared to leave very quickly because flash floods can happen within minutes so you should have...

June 15, 2010 - 5:16am
4 years 44 weeks ago

All the heavy rain that came down Monday night is causing traffic problems this morning.

State Route 60 North and State Route 715 both in Coshocton County are closed due to flooding.

We'll bring you more information as it becomes available.

June 9, 2010 - 6:46pm
4 years 45 weeks ago

The Army Corps of Engineers is keeping a close eye on Dillon Lake and the downstream into the Muskingum River.

The area has received four inches of rain over the past several days.

"We monitored McConnelsville particularly from Saturday all the way through Saturday night and up until Sunday morning-in the event that it might take a pretty significant rise. We were going to immediately shut down," says project manager, Cliff Kilpatrick.

Shutting down would mean...

June 6, 2010 - 3:32pm
4 years 45 weeks ago

High waters are causing some problems, especially close to the Muskingum/Coshocton County border.

The Coshocton County Sheriff's Office says Ohio 16, near Adams Mills had one lane closed because of water across the roadway.

The Muskingum River is near its flood stage of 15 feet and is expected to go down throughout the day on Tuesday.

High water was also reported on State Route 93 in Fresno.

Dispatchers say that ODOT was out surveying the area yesterday and putting up...

June 5, 2010 - 5:01pm
4 years 45 weeks ago

The Coshocton County Sheriff's Office is reporting water on roadways, saying it's mainly contained to the northern portion of the county.

There are reports of water along State Route 93, near the Fresno area and along Ohio 16 at Adams Mills.

Dispatchers says they are working with O-DOT to post high water signs in the area to warn motorists.

Make sure not to drive through areas of high water. It can be dangerous to both you and your vehicle.

May 29, 2010 - 6:08pm
4 years 46 weeks ago

The flooding in the South has devastated the area, leaving Lucy homeless and in a shelter. But thanks to one Doberman-lover, Lucy is safe and ready to find her new family.

"Lucy's story was heart-wrenching to me and I thought we have to help this girl," says Appalachian Ohio SPCA Director Robin McClelland.

But there was still the problem of transporting Lucy to Ohio. Chris Blair is from Painstsville, Kentucky and he delivers fruits and vegetables. In his...

March 16, 2010 - 4:45pm
5 years 5 weeks ago

Water sources in our area continue to recede as drier weather comes back into the picture, but there was a major concern for flooding this past weekend.

Dillon Lake Resource Manager, Clifton Kilpatrick, says his office was monitoring water levels around the area. He indicated there was a lot of water flowing through Newark, McConnelsville, and Dresden. Kilpatrick says he was concerned through Saturday night, especially because more rain was expected.

"The rain that was...

March 15, 2010 - 3:26am
5 years 5 weeks ago

A few roads in Coshocton County shut down due to high water. According to the Coshocton County Sheriff's Office the following roadways are closed:

State Route 60 North of Blissfield

State Route 715 is closed at the dam

and County Road 410 just north of Plainford is closed

March 13, 2010 - 8:37pm
5 years 5 weeks ago

The flood waters are rising in Southeastern Ohio, causing some roads in our area to be closed.

In Coshocton County the sheriff's office is closing roads due to the water levels, causing area residents to have a tough time getting around.

"The fields are starting to flood," said Nellie resident Brent Birker. "The campers over here in the campground are going to have to do something. The water's going to get up there pretty high."

The Coshocton County...

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