The sound of snowblowers could be heard throughout the Tuscarawas Valley Monday as residents removed snow dropped by Winter Storm Izzy
Snowfall totals ranged from 7 to 13 inches around the region.
There was 9 inches at the Tuscarawas County garage of the Ohio Department of Transportation, according to Lauren Borell, public information officer for ODOT District 11.
"We currently have 17 crews out plowing roads in the county, 86 total in our eastern Ohio region," she said Monday morning. "Crews will continue working around the clock until the snow is done and all routes are clear. "
The storm brought many closures to the area, including restaurants and businesses. The weekly luncheon at the Warren Township Community Center in New Cumberland was canceled due to the weather.
Cleveland Clinic Union Hospital's FirstCare and all of the hospital’s Union Physician Services patient care offices were closed.
In Rush Township, residents were out Sunday night looking for 4-H two steers that got loose. The search ended when it became too cold and dark to look, but it resumed on Monday.
There was 8 to 10 inches of snow on the ground in Scio, The wind was blowing, creating drifts, but roads were passable but slippery.
Here are snowfall totals around the area:
Leesville — 13 inches
West Lafayette — 13 inches
Mechanicstown (Carroll County) — 11 inches
Coshocton — 10 inches
Carrollton — 9 inches
Jewett — 9 inches
New Philadelphia — 8 inches
Sugarcreek — 8 inches
Parral — 8 inches
Fresno (Coshocton County) — 8 inches
Uhrichsville — 7 inches
Stone Creek — 7 inches
Kilgore (Carroll County) — 7 inches.
Source: National Weather Service, Pittsburgh
This article originally appeared on The Times-Reporter: Storm brings first big snowfall of winter to Tuscarawas Valley