Stories tagged with: high water

June 20, 2015 - 4:59pm
1 year 4 weeks ago

Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz warns people of standing water on roadways. 

He reported to us that many roads across the area are covered in water after a constant rain this week. Lutz urged drivers to be cautious when they come across high water on roads. 

There have also been numerous reports of debris covering roads. 

Fire departments continue to stress the mantra of "turn around, don't drown" meaning, if you see water covering the road, it...

June 17, 2015 - 2:57pm
1 year 5 weeks ago

High water on roadways can put drivers in dangerous situations.

Zanesville Fire Fighter Greg Brocklehurst said it's up to drivers to make the right call when approaching standing water.

"You really don't want to drive through it because it can be deceiving how high it may be," said Brocklehurst. "It may not look like much but you start going into it and it starts getting deeper and deeper. It's very hard to judge how deep it is before you get into it. "


May 12, 2014 - 11:15am
2 years 10 weeks ago

There's a few extra water hazards on one local golf course following this weekend's rain.

The golf pro at Green Valley Golf Course on Dresden Road not so affectionately refers to one of the lakes on the course, used to water the greens, as "Lake Make No Money."

This weekend it lived up to its name as four inches fell on the course from Saturday into Monday morning.

"When the lake is like this golfers won't come out," explained Golf Pro Steve Galloway....

February 21, 2014 - 8:10am
2 years 21 weeks ago

Motorists can expect high water to slow down their commute. 

The Ohio Department of Transportation announced Friday that State Route 16 is restricted near the Coshocton/Muskingum County line due to high water. 

ODOT said motorists should expect delays through this area.

 They are also reporting high water in the McConnelsville area. State Route 78 is closed in both directions between Bear Run Road and Grove Church Road due to the high water. 


December 23, 2013 - 5:42am
2 years 30 weeks ago

This weekend's rain has caused flooding issues in Coshocton County. The Coshocton County Sheriff's Office reported Monday that there is high water in several areas and closed roadways.

The following roads are affected:

  • SR 715 in both directions at the Mohawk Dam between the dam and the Knox County line
  • CR 4 west of SR 60
  • Twp Road 437
  • CR 6 near SR 16
  • SR 60 north of Blissfield at the Coshocton/Holmes County line
  • SR ...
November 17, 2013 - 9:52pm
2 years 35 weeks ago


A dispatcher with the Ohio State Highway Patrol says it is all clear on the interstate.

Previous story follows.

Troopers are urging people to stay off  parts of  I-70 due to high water levels.

According to the Granville Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol both the eastbound and westbound lanes of 1-70 between exits 134 and 136 are flooded. Dispatcher Birchfield says that the Ohio Department of Transportation is on scene to drain the water. She...

July 11, 2013 - 4:51am
3 years 1 week ago

Noble County has just one roadway that remains closed this morning. State Route 146 is closed in both directions a mile and a half west of 821. All other roadways have reopened.


July 9, 2013 - 9:04pm
3 years 2 weeks ago

Another rescue had to be made Tuesday evening in Perry County due to flooded streets.

According to Deputy Ryan Paisley of the Muskingum County Sheriff's Office, a father and son were attempting to drive over high waters on East Athens Road near Elks Run Road, when their car was flooded and they were trapped inside in knee deep water. The street was flooded due to a small stream overflowing a bridge. The Roseville Fire Department had to use a rope to pull the vehicle out of the...

July 9, 2013 - 5:01am
3 years 2 weeks ago

***Updated 9:15 a.m. ***


High Water is causing problems for some of those in our region Tuesday morning due to flooding in Perry County.

In Perry County the sheriff's office said there are high water reports everywhere from Crooksville south to Corning. Those include:

State Route 93 from Buzzards Glory to the Midway Speedway

Tatmans Road

State Route 155 in both directions at State Route 13


June 26, 2013 - 7:15am
3 years 4 weeks ago

The Ohio Department of Transportation reports that an area of State Route 16 is restricted Wednesday morning.

ODOT said that high water has restricted State Route 16 near Adams Mills to one lane due to flooding.

One lane of traffic is being maintained at this time until the water recedes.

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