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Level 1 snow emergency issued

• Updated Jan 13, 2018 at 2:54 PM

(UPDATED at 5:14 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017) Huron County and Erie County are now under a Level 1 winter road condition advisory.

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

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

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(UPDATED at 2:49 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017) Shortly after noon today, the Erie County Sheriff’s Office downgraded the winter road condition advisory from a Level 2 to a Level 1 until further notice.

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

For the most up to date snow advisory levels in Huron County, call the sherif’s office at 419-668-6912. If there is a snow level, it will be the first thing you hear on a recording.

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(UPDATED at 5:05 p.m. Friday, Jan. 13, 2017) The Erie County Sheriff’s Office has upgraded the winter road condition advisory from a Level 1 to a Level 2 until further notice.

The Huron County Sheriff’s Office also has issued a Level 2 until further notice.

A Level 2 means 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.

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At 12:20 p.m. today, the Erie County sheriff’s offices issued a Level 1 winter road condition advisory until further notice.

At the time of this post, there were no driving advisories in Huron County.

The Reflector will update this story when advisories change.

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

Here are snow emergency classifications:

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.

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