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The Medina County sheriff has issued a Level 2 snow emergency for the county.

A Level 1 indicates "Roadways are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow. Roads may also be icy. Motorists are urged to drive very cautiously."

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There are two other levels of emergency declarations for roads, each indicating progressively worse conditions.

Definitions below as written by the Ohio Committee for Severe Weather

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.

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