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