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Level 1 driving advisory issued

• Updated Mar 17, 2017 at 6:49 PM

(UPDATED) At 3:08 a.m. Saturday, the Erie County Sheriff’s Office cancelled the Level 1.

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At 6:30 p.m. Friday, the Erie County Sheriff’s office issued a level 1 winter road condition advisory until further notice.

In Ohio, there are three levels of snow emergencies, with Level 1 being the mildest.

Here are the definitions:

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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