Several counties have declared a Level 2 snow emergency.
They include, Erie, Medina and Lorain.
A Level 2 snow emergency means that roadways are extremely hazardous with blowing, drifting snow.
Only those who feel it necessary to travel should be on the roadways.
Employees should comply with workplace policies or contact their employer.
This alert will remain in effect until further notice.
The following counties have issued level 1 snow emergencies:
What do the three snow emergency levels mean? Here's a breakdown:
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.