Stories tagged with: Winter Preperations

November 12, 2014 - 4:51pm
1 year 36 weeks ago

The warmer air has come and gone, and with the recent cool down, many people will be needing to prepare for winter.

Leann Cline, Public Health and Emergency Preparedness Coordinator for the Health Department told us that winter preparedness is a topic that many don't keep in mind during the change of season. Cline shared some tips in order to raise awareness on preparing your home for the recent freeze,

"In order to prepare yourself for the winter weather, we recommend that...

November 11, 2013 - 5:39pm
2 years 37 weeks ago

The first real taste of winter means it's time to start thinking about how to deal with snow again.

Cars will be frosted, roads will be slick and driveways will need attention. Luckily, there are ways to prepare before the snow even touches the ground.

"We have a product that is fairly new, that is called liquid snow shovel,” explained Dennis Baldwin, Assistant Manager at the Sunrise Do-It Center. “You put it down before the snow and it melts as it is snowing on...

February 10, 2012 - 5:48pm
4 years 24 weeks ago

With the threat of winter weather looming, local residents are stocking up on some necessary supplies.

The Pick-N-Save store on Howard Street was bustling with activity all day Friday.

Store Manager Rich Daughtery said he is seeing a lot of people come through the doors for the most essential items.

"It started very early this morning, about 7 o'clock there was a line," said Daughtery.   "People have been in and out all day grabbing a lot of break,...

February 10, 2012 - 5:38pm
4 years 24 weeks ago

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for our area, and that means the Ohio Department of Transportation has already been working to get ready for the snow that coming our way.

Muskingum County ODOT Manager Ray Dailey said with any winter storm, timing is everything.

"We have a little bit of salt residue left over from the previous storm, so it will basically be trying to time it out so that our trucks will be out there either right before or as...

February 5, 2010 - 11:40am
6 years 24 weeks ago

Long lines, limited parking and a lack of shopping carts is what met those making a trip to the store before the winter weather hit.

Some shoppers anxiously waited in line with carts full of basics like milk, bread and water.

"Oh my that line was long in there. It's ridiculous. I think it took me half an hour to get through the line," said Sheila Russell of Dresden.

"I figured we'd pick a few things up to beat the storm. It's pretty busy...long lines,"...

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