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Snow emergencies issued for some counties

Published: Sunday, March 02, 2014 @ 4:48 AM
Updated: Monday, March 03, 2014 @ 3:12 PM

A winter storm has started to impact portions of the region today. Some areas are already reporting snow covered roadways and counties have started to issue snow emergencies.

These are the current alerts in effect:

LEVEL ONE:

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LEVEL TWO:

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LEVEL THREE:

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IMPORTANT NOTE: Shelby and Auglaize counties do not issue snow emergencies.

Snow emergencies mean the following:

LEVEL 1: Roadways are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow. Roads are also icy. Drive very cautiously.

LEVEL 2: Roadways are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow. Only those who feel it is necessary to drive should be out on the roadways. Contact your employer to see if you should report to work.

LEVEL 3: All roadways are closed to non-emergency personnel. No one should be out during these conditions unless it is absolutely necessary to travel. All employees should contact their employer to see if they should report to work. However, those traveling on the roadways may subject themselves to prosecution.