Stories tagged with: storm

November 17, 2013 - 11:06pm
21 weeks 6 days ago

A strong storm effected majority of our region this evening with the main damages being caused from gusty winds.

According to the Muskingum County Sheriff's Office there were trees down in a variety of streets in our area including Potts Lanes, North Linden Avenue, Clay Pike and Cutler Laker Road.

The Zanesville Police Department  also reports a tree crashing into a car on Taylor Street on Sunday Evening. Along with these instances there were more reports on the scanner...

July 23, 2012 - 5:09pm
1 year 38 weeks ago

The clean up continues from the June 29th severe storm that caused more than $1 million in damage in Muskingum County.

Crews worked to clear the debris that has been stored at the Muskingum County Fairgrounds.  Emergency Management Agency Director Bo Keck said about two acres of debris was collected at that location.

"We contracted with Luburgh Company to clean up this site," said Keck.  "They have a large tub grinder.  They put the debris in it and...

June 30, 2012 - 7:02pm
1 year 41 weeks ago

Cambridge residents have been left to pick up the pieces from the storm that rattled and devastated many parts of Ohio Friday evening.

"The storms came really quickly, my daughter and I were driving from here in town, the car started shaking really bad, I tried to pull over but I didn't feel safe so we continued driving on. We were dodging trees going around any way we could to get back to the house." explained resident Christy Rome.

In Guernsey County approximately 10,...

April 20, 2011 - 6:59am
3 years 1 day ago

Muskingum County Emergency Management Agency Director Bo Keck says the Duncan Falls Philo area of Muskingum County was hit hard by Tuesday nights storm.  Keck says at least two house suffered serious damage and multiple trees are down in that area.  He also says the Philo High School Soccer field and bleachers were damaged by the storms.  The E-M-A and area fire departments are helping with recovery efforts. An early morning ruptured gas line is now shut...

September 17, 2010 - 5:03pm
3 years 30 weeks ago

In nearby Somerset, residents experienced significant damage. Many claim to have seen and felt the tornado. They say the damage should speak for itself.

For locals, it's earning its name as "tornado alley."

"Sounds like a train, and you can hear stuff hitting the house. After the noise went away I came out and walked around and it was calm, creepy calm," says Ron Chevaler Jr. who lives on Township Road 138 in Somerset.

Thursday night, Chevaler and his...

June 10, 2010 - 5:15pm
3 years 44 weeks ago

The big rain and thunderstorm last Friday left some problems behind for Zanesville High School's football stadium.


Due to the construction on the new high school, there is a significant amount of loose dirt, and when mixed with heavy rain, the runoff flowed into the stadium causing many problems.

"Unfortunately, we had about five inches of rain in about an hour or two last Friday and the runoff from our new construction from the hillside, the barriers were not able to...

June 4, 2010 - 10:10pm
3 years 45 weeks ago

It was a wild night for weather Friday in Southeastern Ohio.

WHIZ was struck by lightning, taking our radio stations and TV signals off the air temporarily. There were reports of flooding, lightning strikes, downed trees and power lines across the area.

In Zanesville, Maple Avenue was impassable in some areas due to high water and heavy rains actually washed away part of Greenwood Avenue.

At 1033 Sunset Avenue in Zanesville a huge oak tree landed on a two-story...

February 18, 2010 - 3:37pm
4 years 8 weeks ago

Most everyone throughout Ohio has been able to dig out after the three winter storms swept through the state, but stores selling those supplies are still recovering.

Dennis baldwin of the Do-It Center on the East Pike said their supplies are running low.

"We are out of almost everything except rock salt," he said. "Our warehouses don't have anything we can buy like shovels and ice melt. We can't even get sleds for the kids. Last week we tried to get...

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