Stories tagged with: Weather

December 27, 2014 - 4:30pm
9 weeks 2 hours ago

 Sled riding, skiing, snowmen and golfing? One of these activities is something we don't normally see in December.

The unseasonably warm weather means good things for golfers. Golf enthusiasts flocked to Green Valley golf course Saturday to enjoy their favorite summer activity, in December. One golfer, Gary Minner, enjoys December golfing every year, but says the warm weather is welcomed.

"I don't think we've missed a December in what, the last ten years. Oh this is...

November 14, 2014 - 5:26pm
15 weeks 1 day ago

The anticipated cold air has finally arrived and many Southeast Ohio residents felt it has come too soon.

The average high is about 53 degrees for this time of the year, and the recent cool down has left temperatures about 20 degrees below normal. We talked to area residents about the weather Friday afternoon. Tyler Bay was hanging Christmas lights at Zane's Landing.

"It just came out of nowhere. Like, we didn't expect it. That's why we had to do all this. We've been in a...

September 5, 2014 - 5:27pm
25 weeks 1 day ago

It has been a cooler than normal summer for the Zanesville area through the June, July and August months.

The recent rise of heat and humidity has left many area residents wondering just when relief will be on the way. We visited the Morgan county fair Friday afternoon, and many people feel that the sticky weather is poor timing for the festivities. Linda Drake came to visit the fair and explained the weather isn't ideal.

"It's pretty bad for September. Much more pleasant...

February 28, 2014 - 5:30pm
1 year 7 hours ago

The Ohio Department of Transportation is preparing for the worst, and with limited amounts of salt.

Right now trucks are being greased and pre-loaded in anticipation of Sunday's big storm. ODOT Manager, Phil Valentine, says the Muskingum County garage currently has 2,500 tons of salt left. While Valentine says 2,500 is a "survivable rate," he says they will continue to pace how much salt is used.

"Right now we're still salt on interstates but a lot of our...

February 4, 2014 - 4:45pm
1 year 3 weeks ago

Crews from the Muskingum County ODOT Garage will be working around the clock to prep roadways for the snow, ice, and rain mix that's expected to hit late Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning. ODOT Transportation Administrator, Phil Valentine, says shifts are being established and crews are pre-loading their trucks.

"This is gonna be one of those events it could go either way," said Valentine. "We could have high snowfall, ice, and either way it's a bad scenario. We'...

January 18, 2014 - 5:15pm
1 year 5 weeks ago

Ohio has already suffered through one polar vortex and it looks like a less deadly cold spell is on the way very soon.

Store Manager at the Downtown Riesbeck's, Rich Daugherty says that in the next week he expects an influx of customers due to upcoming weather conditions. He says the forecast can play a huge decision in people's shopping habits.

"Depending on how bad the weather is going to be and to what extent people panic and start buying some essentials so maybe if they...

January 2, 2014 - 5:48pm
1 year 8 weeks ago

Just because your pets have fur, doesn't mean they're immune to the cold.

"If you have outside animals, it would be a good idea if you can bring them inside," said Jody Murray, executive director of  the  Animal Shelter Society of Muskingum County. "Move their houses to a place where they're not gonna be out in the elements. Even move their house in the garage for a couple nights. Usually weather like this doesn't last too long, so...

December 28, 2013 - 6:11pm
1 year 8 weeks ago

People were out enjoying the uncharacteristic weather in downtown Zanesville on Saturday.

Matthew Dickinson and Paul Swan were hanging out near Fourth Street enjoying the warm late December day. They say they were shocked that it was so nice outside.

"It's beautiful it's great weather for this time of year I mean we expected a white Christmas. We had a little bit of snow and now we have a nice sunny Saturday morning to run around, " said Dickinson.

"I was...

December 21, 2013 - 5:38pm
1 year 9 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 15, 2013 - 12:50pm
1 year 10 weeks ago

One county in our area is under a snow emergency at this time. Coshocton is under a Level 1 Snow Alert

A level one snow emergency means that roads are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow and you should drive with caution. 

 

 

 

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