Crawford County Explains Difference Between Snow Levels

  • 1/18/2019 3:16:54 PM
  • Sartaj Singh
  • Local News

CRAWFORD COUNTY, OH - The Crawford County Sheriff's Office provided an explanation of differences between the counties three snow levels. 

The following levels can be issued by different law enforcement agencies in the area:

Level 1 - Snow Alert - Roadways are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow. Roads are also icy. Drive with Caution. 

Level 2 - Snow Advisory - Roadways are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow. Only those who deem it 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 should be out during these conditions unless it is absolutely necessary to travel. Employees should contact their employer to see if they should report to work. All non-emergency and non-essential personnel traveling the roadways during a Level 3 snow emergency may be subject to prosecution under Ohio Revised Code 2917.13 for misconduct at an emergency. 


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