Most local residents say they're sick of the snow, and it's even causing people to develop "cabin fever."
Yet, conditions like these can also bring about more cases of domestic violence.
"People are cooped up. The kids are home from school and tempers flare a little easier. It's not like you can go outside and garden or go outside and take a walk. So, they might have to do some more creative activities to reduce that, " says Response Victim Assistance program...
Farmers are finding it difficult to manage their property with all this snow, but they still have to find a way to dig out and to get food and water to livestock.
Tractors are able to handle the fresh snow. Yet, snow piles are growing and becoming hard.
"If we get on some frozen ground, it can be a safety issue. Tractors can skid on icy conditions. Right now, with all that snow, it's not as grave of an issue, " says Mark Mechling of the OSU Extension Program.
A Winter Storm Watch is in effect from Friday afternoon through Saturday afternoon according to the National Weather Service. Click on our "weather link" on this website to learn more from Whiz Storm Team Chief Meteorologist Wesley Sass' exclusive forecast.
The snow and the cold weather are having a major presence across southeastern Ohio and much of the US this winter.
In fact, weather experts say it could be the worst winter the country has experienced in more than 25 years, but Ohio University-Zanesville Dean James Fonseca says you need to look at the overall picture.
"This has been a relatively cool year overall. If you remember back to summer, i think we set some type of record for fewest number of days above 90, "...
With winter firmly set in, your car may need some up keep to make it through the frigid months. WHIZ's Katie Jeffries has more.
Scraping the snow off your car is a pain, but it is not the only thing you need to do to keep your car running in freezing weather. Braden Gibbs, a Commercial Specialist with AutoZone on Maple Avenue says the cold weather can harm several different parts of your car.
"The cold weather takes a big toll on the battery, batteries do have some...
The winter season is almost here and that means cold temperatures and snow could soon be affecting residents.
Snow, ice, and frigid temperatures usually make some residents cringe, but to some retail stores, its white gold. The Sunrise Do it Center in Zanesville says they're stocking up for their customers to combat whatever this winter may produce. Heaters, shovels, and salt are sitting on the shelves now, but will soon disappear once the first prediction of snow is in the forecast....