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Snow Emergency Levels in Lucas County

Level I

A Level I Snow Emergency is for all roads and streets in Lucas County, including state, county and township roads and all city streets. This means that roadways are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow. Roads are also icy. Drive very cautiously.

Level II

A Level II Snow Emergency is for all roads and streets in Lucas County, including state, county and township roads and all city streets. This means that only people with a real and important need to be out on the roads and streets should do so.

All persons, including news media reporters, support and production personnel and all health care and other emergency personnel should contact their employers to determine whether they are to report to work during the snow emergency. All public safety employees must report as scheduled.

Level III

A Level III Snow Emergency is for all roads and streets in Lucas County, including state, county and township roads and all city streets. This declaration does not apply to traffic on the Ohio Turnpike but does apply to all other roads and streets in Lucas County.

This means that no person may drive on the roads and streets of Lucas County except for on-duty operators of public safety vehicles or those otherwise responding to an emergency; essential news media personnel, including reporters, support and production employees; health care and other emergency personnel; and essential employees of critical infrastructure facilities. All others traveling on the roadways might be subject to arrest. All public safety employees must report to work as scheduled.