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Parts of Ohio Hit With Heavy Snow

Reported by: Send eMail Dan Matics
Web Producer: Heath Harrison
Reported: Dec. 6, 2013 9:56 PM EST
Updated: Dec. 6, 2013 11:09 PM EST

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Portsmouth , Scioto County , Ohio

While some areas in our region are dealing with high water, parts of Ohio are now dealing with steady snowfall.

As you head north into Ohio, the rain turns in to sleet and then turns into a very heavy and wet snow.

On U.S. Route 52 in the Wheelersburg and Portsmouth area, the snow came down very quickly and road crews could barely keep up with it.

The snowfall blanketed the roadways, causing a lot of congestion. Most drivers just took their time and there were no major accidents reported.

But the storm caught the attention of people worried about losing power.

Ned Lemon, of Wheelersburg, was gassing up his generator.

"Just got out to get some gas for my generator in case we lose power Sunday night,” he said. “Better safe than sorry."



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