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UPDATE: Level 1 in Huron and Erie counties

By Norwalk Reflector staff • Updated Jan 21, 2019 at 2:02 PM

(UPDATED at 2:01 p.m. Monday, Jan. 21, 2019)

Huron County is now under a Level 1 winter weather road condition advisory until further notice.

Erie County continues to be under a Level 1.

A Level 1 means roads are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow. Roads may also be icy. Drive very carefully.

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(UPDATED at 8:23 a.m. Monday, Jan. 21, 2019)

Erie County is now under a Level 1 winter weather road condition advisory until further notice.

The advisory was changed to a Level 2 shortly after 8 a.m.

A Level 1 means roads are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow. Roads may also be icy. Drive very carefully.

At the time of this post, Huron County remained under a Level 2.

A Level 2 means roads are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow and/or icy conditions. Only those who feel it is necessary to drive should be out on the roadways. Workers should contact their employer to see if they should report to work.

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(UPDATED at 12:21 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019)

Huron County and Erie County are under a Level 2 winter weather road condition advisory until further notice.

The counties had been under a Level 3. The advisory was changed to a Level 2 shortly after noon.

A Level 2 means roads are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow and/or icy conditions. Only those who feel it is necessary to drive should be out on the roadways. Workers should contact their employer to see if they should report to work.

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(UPDATED a 6:15 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019)

Huron and Erie counties are now under Level 3 winter weather road conditions until further notice.

That means all roads are closed to non-emergency personnel due to extremely hazardous conditions. No one should be on the roadway unless it is absolutely essential to travel. Those operating vehicles on the roadway for non-emergency reasons may be subject to arrest.

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(UPDATED at 4:07 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019)

Huron County and Erie County are now under a Level 2 winter weather road condition advisory until further notice.

A Level 2 means roads are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow and/or icy conditions. Only those who feel it is necessary to drive should be out on the roadways. Workers should contact their employer to see if they should report to work.

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Huron County and Erie County are now under a Level 1 winter road condition advisory until further notice.

The advisory was issued just after 11 a.m. Saturday.

The sheriff’s offices in Huron, Erie and other counties in Ohio issue advisories on a Level 1 to 3 scale for bad weather. Local sheriff’s offices defines the levels as follows:

• Level 1: Roads are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow. Roads may also be icy. Drive very carefully.

• Level 2: Roads are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow and/or icy conditions. Only those who feel it is necessary to drive should be out on the roadways. Contact your employer to see if you should report to work.

• Level 3: All roads are closed to non-emergency personnel due to extremely hazardous conditions. No one should be on the roadway unless it is absolutely essential to travel. Those operating vehicles on the roadway for non-emergency reasons may be subject to arrest.

 

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