RECALL ALERT

Counties issue ice alerts, snow emergencies

Published: Sunday, January 11, 2015 @ 7:38 PM
Updated: Monday, January 12, 2015 @ 9:50 AM


            WHIO's Brian Bondus travels the I-70 corridor
WHIO's Brian Bondus travels the I-70 corridor

LEVEL 1:

Roadways are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow. Roads may also be icy. Motorists are urged to drive very cautiously.

LEVEL 2:

Roadways are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow. Roads may also be very icy. Only those who feel it is necessary to drive should be out on the roads. Contact your employer to see if you should report to work. Motorists should use extreme caution.

LEVEL 3:

All roadways are closed to non-emergency personnel. No one should be driving during these conditions unless it is absolutely necessary to travel or a personal emergency exists. All employees should contact their employer to see if they should report to work. Those traveling on the roads may subject themselves to arrest.

Counties currently with advisories:

LEVEL 1: Darke, Logan, Preble Counties.

LEVEL 2: No counties are currently under a Level 2 snow advisory.

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LEVEL 3: No counties are currently under a Level 3 snow emergency.

Montgomery County is currently under an ice alert.

According to the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, motorists are urged to use extra caution, reduce speed and allow for increased stopping distances during an ice alert. Untreated roadways, bridges and overpasses pose additional dangers.

For more information, call the snow emergency and ice alert hot line at 496-7669 (SNOW) or online at www.mcohio.org/sheriff.