Right now, every county in our listening area is under a snow emergency.
Forecast: Gusting winds will continue to make it feel extremely cold, with blowing and drifting conditions to make driving dangerous. We've already reached our "high" temperature today. Wind Chills today and tomorrow could feel as cold as -20 to -40. Low overnight of -10, High Tuesday of -1. Flurries possible, but no real snow accumulation expected again until Thursday.
Level 1: Allen, Erie, Hancock, Putnam and Wood Counties
Level 2: Defiance, Fulton, Henry, Huron, Lucas, Ottawa, Paulding, Sandusky, Seneca, Williams and Wyandot Counties
Level 3: none
The City of Wauseon has issued its own Level 1 snow emergency. The City of Northwood has declared a snow emergency. All vehicles parked on designated snow streets must be moved or risk being towed. The Villages of Pemberville and Woodville have also declared a snow emergencies; all vehicles should be moved from city streets to help with snow removal.
In Michigan, the Monroe County Road Commission has upgraded from an advisory to a Level 2 Watch.
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.