Stories tagged with: snow

February 7, 2014 - 6:00pm
2 years 2 days ago

The Zanesville Fire Department needs your help digging them out of a dangerous winter situation.

Fire fighters say that the last few winter storms have left area fire hydrants covered with snow. There are around 1,200 hydrants in the city of Zanesville and the fire department is unable to make it to all of them.

"Today we are asking for the public's help. If you know there is a fire hydrant in your front yard or if you know there is a hydrant close to your residence, if you...

February 5, 2014 - 4:56pm
2 years 4 days ago

Although the city is plowing the roads, chances are you had to dig your car out of the snow this morning. We caught up with a few Zanesville residents who did just that.

"I wasn't expecting it," said Jerry McClellan. "I was expecting a little bit of snow but nothing near like this."

Terry DeLancey said, "Oh the snows been buried on it there as you can tell with the other vehicles there. It took probably a good 20 minutes to get dug around,...

February 5, 2014 - 11:09am
2 years 4 days ago

The Mayor of the Village of Roseville is asking residents to remove their vehicles from Main Street.  Kim Dixon says the request is being made so snow plows can clear the road.  Dixon says the vehicles can be moved  to the Old Friendship parking lot at First and Main Streets.

January 26, 2014 - 9:59am
2 years 2 weeks ago
A second day in a row of snow in Zanesville and the rest of Ohio. Our area can expect up to 3 inches of new snow during Sunday. It is not expected to be as intense as Saturday when we experienced "whiteout" conditions at certain times.. Most of the counties in our region remains under a Level 2 Snow Emergency. Most main roads are still partially snow covered....secondary roads are much worse and are not expected to improve much with today's snowfall. The Ohio Department of Transportation...
January 25, 2014 - 8:47am
2 years 2 weeks ago

People in Zanesville and the rest of Ohio awoke to another blast from old man winter.

The predicted snow has resulted in snow emergencies being issued for our area. 

The following counties are under a Level 2

  • Muskingum
  • Guernsey
  • Coshocton
  • Perry /Noble/Morgan

A Level 2 snow emergency means that roads are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow. Only those who feel it necessary to drive should do so....

January 3, 2014 - 6:31pm
2 years 5 weeks ago

Icy sidewalks, steps and driveways usually come along with winter, making even the walk to your car potentially dangerous.The Sunrise Do-It-Center is offering some tips on how to keep your sidewalks and driveways safe and prevent you from slipping and falling.

"You can put down a pre-treat which is called Liquid Snow Shovel which is good to 25 below zero," explained Dennis Baldwin, assistant store manager at Sunrise Do-It-Center. "It kind of catches it as...

January 2, 2014 - 5:09am
2 years 5 weeks ago

The New Year is bringing snow and dangerously cold temperatures.  The National Weather Service says parts of our area are under a wind chill and winter weather advisory.  Our area could get between 2 and 4 inches of snow by tonight.  And Friday morning wind chills could reach 10 below.  The Ohio Department of Transportation has crews dealing with the snowfall which has already started. O-dot says in snow and ice take it slow.

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December 21, 2013 - 5:38pm
2 years 7 weeks ago

It's officially the first day of winter and temperatures reached the mid fifties. Locals are having mixed feelings about the uncharacteristic start to winter.

Bryn Bird is a mother and farmer from the Granville area and she says that she enjoys having a break from the snow, but is not a fan of one other thing.

"I would rather it be cold at least so the ground is frozen. Right now my husband is tracking in mud and I'm mopping the floors like four times day so it would be nice...

December 16, 2013 - 6:50am
2 years 7 weeks ago

Snow is falling around Southeastern Ohio Monday morning making for a slick commute for students and parents. 

At this time the Ohio Department of Transportation reports moderate snow and ice conditions for Licking, Coshocton, Muskingum and Guernsey Counties. 

Law enforcement officials said they also have reports of cars slipping off the roadways due to the winter conditions.

We also have reports of several school delays. Those can be found by clicking on the...

December 5, 2013 - 4:23pm
2 years 9 weeks ago

The Ohio Department of Transportation County Manager, Phil Valentine, says a degree or two in temperature makes all the difference when it comes to winter storms and how bad the roads get. Valentine says ODOT's primary focus is keeping the roads salted and free of ice.

"It looks like we've got a strong possibility of having some sleet so we're preparing our trucks today, going ahead and pre-loading with brine and we're gonna monitor the storm throughout the night and then try to...

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