Stories tagged with: hot weather

June 21, 2013 - 3:10pm
1 year 36 weeks ago

Chuck Archer, a psychologist for Zanesville City Schools, is enjoying his break from school and spent his afternoon riding his bike all around Zanesville, trying to make up for the long winter we had and all of the time spent indoors.

"I just got into biking. I bought a bike at the end of last summer and really am enjoying it. This bike has way more speeds than what it used to last time I rode a bike. But it's still a whole lot of fun," said Archer.

Jim Loye, who...

July 16, 2012 - 3:16pm
2 years 32 weeks ago

"Hazy, hot and humid" will be the phrase to describe the weather for the next couple of days, and health officials at the Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department are urging people to keep cool.

Medical Director, Dr. Vicki Whitacre said children and the elderly are the most at risk for heat-related ailments.

Whitacre said those who are outdoors and participating in strenuous activities should be drinking water frequently.

"The idea is to keep the urine...

July 21, 2011 - 7:19pm
3 years 32 weeks ago

The near triple digit heat has local health officials on high alert this week.

Genesis Hospital Director of Emergency and Trauma Services David Davis says the hot weather brings many people in, young and old, primarily for heat related illnesses including heat exhaustion.

"It happens to athletes, it happens to joggers, it happens to people out mowing their grass where you just get too hot, and it's treated by cooling someone off, getting them in the shade, hydrating them,...

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