Stories tagged with: snow

February 20, 2015 - 2:31pm
50 weeks 3 days ago

We could be looking at another big snow storm entering the area and the Ohio Department Of Transportation is already forming a plan of action.

ODOT's Muskingum County Manager, Phil Valentine says that even though the snow fall won't begin until later this evening the preparation and planning start now.

"Right now we're getting our trucks pre-loaded, the cold temperatures over the past few days have really made our trucks work hard. So we're getting a lot of them fixed up,...

February 18, 2015 - 12:21pm
50 weeks 5 days ago

Spring may only be a month away, but today it definitely didn't feel like it.

With below freezing temperatures and close to 3 inches of snow falling throughout the day road conditions were anything but ideal.

"Terrible, yeah actually I was surprised. I though Route 22 and some of the main routes would be open, you know, clear. I wasn't expecting that but, we'll make it" said Jeff Kokensparger.

Electa George said she would have canceled her appointments if it wasn'...

February 18, 2015 - 9:24am
50 weeks 5 days ago
The next arctic cold front will begin to move through the region today. Highs will occur during the morning, and then temperatures will begin to fall during the afternoon. Snow will also accompany the front as well. Light snow will begin during the early morning, but will begin to pick up in intensity during the mid to late morning. It will be breezy as well, so visibility may be greatly reduced at times. Wind gusts up to about 25 or 30 mph will be common, especially this afternoon. We can...
February 16, 2015 - 7:33am
51 weeks 14 hours ago
*A WINTER STORM WARNING is in effect for Fairfield County Until 5 AM Tuesday* *A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY is in effect for Muskingum, Perry, Morgan, Licking, and Noble Counties until 5 AM Tuesday* DISCUSSION: Clouds will continue to thicken up throughout the morning across the region. Temperatures will be very cold this morning as well, with most of the region below zero early this morning. The good news is that there will not be much of a breeze, so wind chill factors will not as cold,...
February 1, 2015 - 9:07pm
1 year 6 days ago

We've all had our fair share of snow shoveling in the past week, but have you thought about the health risks involved while doing it?

There are a variety of different concerns you need to keep in mid while shoveling. Some of those are frostbite, muscle strains, and even heart attacks. We spoke to Director of Nursing of the Zanesville Muskingum County Health Department, Carol Howdyshell who told us preparation is always good idea.

"It's a really good idea if you take a little...

January 31, 2015 - 5:05pm
1 year 1 week ago

Riesbeck's grocery store was packed with shoppers Saturday as everyone prepared for incoming winter weather.

During bad snow storms it's always a good idea to stay inside. So, what exactly should you buy early to stay prepared?

Non-perishable canned goods are always a smart choice. Not only are easy to grab, but they don't require refrigeration making them easy to stock.

During bad weather there is always the possibility of electrical outages. For times like these it's...

January 30, 2015 - 6:47am
1 year 1 week ago

We're starting our Friday off with snowy conditions around Southeastern Ohio. 

The Ohio Department of Transportation reports that over 95 plows are working their way through District 5 roadways which includes Muskingum County as well as six others.

ODOT reminds motorists, in Ice & Snow, Take It Slow, buckle up and don’t drive distracted. Drivers need to be especially cautious when traveling over hills, as well as in curves and on bridges and overpasses, which have...

January 26, 2015 - 6:40pm
1 year 1 week ago

As Zanesville residents were digging out of the snow this afternoon, the Do-It Center on East Pike was helping people with all their winter needs Tuesday.

Electric heaters, rock salt, heat tapes, and shovels are just some of the items the store offers. Salesman Dayle Bailey told us about what people have been buying the most.

"Some are buying heaters, stuff to help keep warm. You know, a little electric heater for a spare room they have or doesn't get heated as well as the...

January 26, 2015 - 6:26pm
1 year 1 week ago

Some people enjoy building snowmen when the weather makes a turn for the worse, but not the Winland Family!

We made a visit to their home Tuesday afternoon to check out their life sized snow bear. It features its own honey pot and is even colored appropriately. We spoke to Matt Winland, who explained the inspiration behind the creation.

"The idea started a few years ago. We were back visiting some family in kansas and we ended up getting a foot and a half of snow. So it...

January 26, 2015 - 3:21am
1 year 1 week ago

The Ohio Department of Transportation said many road crews are out Monday battling the snow falling around our area. 

The Coshocton County ODOT garage reports that three inches of snow has fallen so far. Muskingum County's Garage reports 3 inches of snow as of 7:30 Monday morning

Over 100 crews are working through District 5 which includes a seven county area. To view road conditions in our area visit ohgo.com

 

 

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