Stories tagged with: Weather

January 2, 2014 - 6:48pm
2 years 21 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 - 7:11pm
2 years 22 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 - 6:38pm
2 years 23 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 - 1:50pm
2 years 23 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. 

 

 

 

November 25, 2013 - 6:51pm
2 years 26 weeks ago

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for our area starting at 10 a.m Tuesday, and the Ohio Department of Transportation is getting ready.

The Muskingum County Manager of ODOT, Phil Valentine says that they are expecting snow to hit our area and he is bringing in extra help.

"It's looking like it's going to come shortly after midnight tonight, we have crews getting some salt loaded up, plows hooked up and getting prepared to come in at midnight or...

November 17, 2013 - 11:06pm
2 years 27 weeks 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...

October 10, 2013 - 6:10pm
2 years 33 weeks ago

With temperatures in the 60's and 70's this week people are out and about enjoying the early fall weather before it gets chillier.

Next week temperatures are expected to drop, but for now people of all ages were out on the Genesis Trail admiring the fall colors and leaves, while working on their fitness.

"I wanted to enjoy the beautiful fall weather and also get my walk in and try to keep in shape and be healthier, " said, Sharon Mobley.

Mobley says she will...

July 12, 2013 - 6:29pm
2 years 46 weeks ago

The sunny weather is a welcomed relief for some members of the YMCA Day Camp.

The camp started just after Memorial Day and runs until mid August. Since the beginning, the camp has had to change its plans to deal with ongoing rainy weather.

"If it rains too hard we usually come inside and we do board games, crafts and sometimes we put in the movie. The kids don't like being inside it definitely puts a damper on us," said Day Camp Site Director, Trevor Tom.

Tom says...

July 10, 2013 - 5:23pm
2 years 46 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Emergency Management Agency works to supply first responders working on hazmat spills, storm clean-up or any other disaster, with what they need to successfully complete the task. And with the major flooding in Perry County, the Muskingum County EMA helped out our neighboring county.

"We helped supply sandbags to Perry County to protect some of their buildings that they had. We'll just take them down and then they get other people to fill them and put them out...

July 2, 2013 - 4:17pm
2 years 47 weeks ago

The increase of rain and storms in our area have caused flooding in some parts of Muskingum County, which has affected farmer's crops and will eventually affect their yield at the end of the growing season. Mark Mechling of the OSU Extension Office in Muskingum County describes the weather as unusual.

"If you think back to Memorial Day, we were fairly dry and then we got kind of dry in most parts of Muskingum County during the month of June. However, in late June and now...

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