Medina, Huron, Portage counties declare Level 2 Snow Emergency

Lorain County at Level 1

The Medina, Portage and Huron County sheriffs issue a Level 2 Snow Emergency and Lorain County is at Level 1 until further notice.

Sheriff Howard and deputies are keeping an eye out for changes in the weather and will increase the level depending on the environment.

Level 2 means that roadways are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow. Roads are also icy. Motorists should only be out if necessary. You should contact your employer to see if you should report to work.

Snow Emergency Explanation:

  •   Level 1 Snow Emergency: Roadways are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow. Roads are also icy; drive carefully.
  •   Level 2 Snow Emergency: Roadways are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow. Only those who believe it is necessary to drive should be out on the roadways. Contact your employer to see if you should report to work.
  • Level 3 Snow Emergency: All roadways are closed to non-emergency personnel. No one else should be out during these conditions unless it is absolutely necessary to travel. All employees should contact their employers to see if they should report to work. Those traveling on the roadways may be subject to arrest.
     

 

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