Stories tagged with: snow

December 21, 2013 - 6:38pm
1 year 17 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 - 7:50am
1 year 18 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 - 5:23pm
1 year 20 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...

December 5, 2013 - 10:32am
1 year 20 weeks ago

Many people in Zanesville and the rest of Ohio who started Thursday in unseasonable warmth can soon expect an icy blast of winter weather.  Temperatures in the 50’s and 60’s across much of the state will plunge 30 to 40 degrees by the weekend.  A cold front moving through will bring rain changing to a wintry mix overnight in most of Ohio, followed by significant snowfall later Friday in parts of the state.

Here is a discussion from Whiz Meteorologist Phil Sakal:...

November 27, 2013 - 6:51pm
1 year 21 weeks ago

Sprains, strains, cuts and falling are common injuries when completing the seasonal chore. But if you've had medical problems such as a heart attack or any other serious medical condition, you may want to think twice before picking up the shovel.

"Shoveling snow is a vigorous exercise and very hard work and people don't realize that," explained Dr. Vicki Whitacre. "And if they don't listen to clues from their body and stop, they can actually precipitate or...

November 26, 2013 - 5:29am
1 year 21 weeks ago

Many around southeastern Ohio are waking up to snow.

Currently, the Ohio Department of Transportation  vehicles are on the roadways working to clear the roadways.

According to ODOT 16 of the 24 snow crews are on the roadways this morning. At this time they report .50 inches of snow at their Zanesville garage.

In Coshocton County eight crews are on the roads. They also report .50 inches of snow.

Guernsey County has 13 crews ready to do battle with mother...

November 11, 2013 - 2:27pm
1 year 23 weeks ago

The first widespread snow of the season may land in Zanesville and other parts of the state overnight.  Whiz Storm Team Meteorologists say show or rain will develop later Monday night through early Tuesday in the wake of a cold front moving through the state,  This area could get between one and two inches of snow by the morning.  Accumulations should be mainly on grass and elevated surfaces, but there could be slick spots on area roads for your early commute.  Whiz News...

January 25, 2013 - 3:20pm
2 years 13 weeks ago

High School Basketball Cancelations


Buckeye Trail at Monroe Central                  Postponed (Rescheduled for Feb. 9)
Dover at Cambridge                                       Postponed (Rescheduled for...

January 24, 2013 - 5:50am
2 years 13 weeks ago

It is a snowy start to your Thursday.  A light coating of snow will be part of your morning commute in Zanesville and other parts of the Ohio.  Salt crews have been out and are getting roads ready for travel, but there are still slick spots on secondary roads.  There are also school closings and delays which you can find on this website but clicking on the banner or closing link at the top of the page.

December 31, 2012 - 6:17pm
2 years 16 weeks ago

After several inches of snow has fallen in Zanesville and surrounding areas, the weather has caused traffic delays, car accidents and business cancelations but it also provides entertainment for those who like to bundle up in snow gear and play in the winter wonderland.

For the Miller Family, the snow brought an opportunity to build a snowman in the front yard, but this isn't your average snowman. It stands more than 12 feet tall!

Landon Miller, one of the builders of the snowman...

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