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.
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...
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...
Summer like weather in the spring prompts the people of Zanesville to get outside and enjoy the day.
Today was warm with a slight breeze in the air. The weather was a drastic change from the gray rainy days that mid April often brings.Tammy Higgins co- workers suprised her with a lunch, celebrating her new position as the Administrative Assistant at the Genesis Foundation. Then the group is back to business opting to have their meeting outside.
The Muskingum County Emergency Management Agency took part in the statewide test Wednesday of the tornado alert system. The news is good -- all the sirens performed as expected locally. Starting next week the E-M-A will be testing all 42 sirens in the county every Wednesday at noon through October.
"Every county has a different test schedule. They usually do it on a Wednesday or on a Saturday. Some of them do it at 10, some do it at 11,...