Stories tagged with: snow

December 5, 2013 - 9:32am
2 years 10 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 - 5:51pm
2 years 11 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 - 4:29am
2 years 11 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 - 1:27pm
2 years 13 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 - 2:20pm
3 years 2 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 - 4:50am
3 years 2 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 - 5:17pm
3 years 6 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...

December 29, 2012 - 2:13pm
3 years 6 weeks ago

Residents of southeast Ohio are digging their way out of the snow once again.

Several inches of the white stuff has fallen in Zanesville and nearby areas.  Snow plows continue to make progress, but drivers should still exercise caution.

Snow emergencies have been issued in several counties.  The updated snow emergency levels can be found at the top of our website.

A level 1 snow emergency means roadways are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow.  Only...

December 21, 2012 - 3:18pm
3 years 7 weeks ago

With the snow falling in Southeast Ohio, some area basketball teams will be starting their winter breaks a little early. Some games around the area have been pushed back due to the white stuff and no make up dates have been posted.

Boys Basketball:

New Lexington at Morgan-Postponed

West Muskingum at John Glenn- Postponed

Sheridan at Maysville- Postponed

Newark at Groveport-Madison- Postponed

Newark Catholic at Granville- Postponed

Girls Basketball:...

December 21, 2012 - 8:53am
3 years 7 weeks ago

The Muskingum and Licking  County Sheriff’s Offices have issued a Level 1 Snow Emergency.  That Means Roads are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow.  Drive cautiously.

The first day of winter arrived with authority Friday in Zanesville and the rest of Ohio.  There was a rash of accidents including a two vehicle crash on Dresden Road at Military Road just before 9:30 Friday morning. Zanesville Police says a Jeep was traveling north on...

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