OHIO – Ohio has three snow emergency levels that may be issued during inclement weather, each one has different requirements and warnings for motorists.
With the winter season approaching, adverse weather conditions can be expected. The three snow emergency levels that may be issued during inclement weather so you may have a better understanding of their meaning.
LEVEL 1 SNOW ALERT:
Roadways may be hazardous with blowing and/or drifting snow. Roads may also be icy. Drive with caution.
LEVEL 2 SNOW ADVISORY:
Roadways are extremely hazardous with blowing and drifting snow. Roadways are also icy. Only those persons who feel it is necessary to drive should be out on the roadways. Your employer should be contacted to see if you should report to work.
LEVEL 3 SNOW EMERGENCY:
ALL ROADWAYS ARE CLOSED to non-emergency traffic. No one should be out during these conditions unless it is absolutely necessary to travel. All persons should contact their employer to see if they should report to work. THOSE TRAVELING ON THE ROADWAYS MAY SUBJECT THEMSELVES TO ARREST.