WINTER STORM WARNING - A Winter Storm Warning is in effect until 1:00 AM on Saturday, December 07, 2013 for the following counties in IN: Dearborn, Fayette, Franklin, Ohio, Ripley, Switzerland, Union, Wayne and in KY: Boone, Bracken, Campbell, Carroll, Gallatin, Grant, Kenton, Owen, Pendleton and in OH: Brown, Butler, Champaign, Clark, Clermont, Clinton, Darke, Delaware, Fairfield, Fayette, Franklin, Greene, Hamilton, Highland, Licking, Logan, Madison, Miami, Montgomery, Pickaway, Preble, Ross, Shelby, Union, Warren.
Central Ohio counties under Snow Emergencies
The following counties are under snow emergencies:
Level 3: None
Level 2: None
Level 1: Coshocton, Fairfield, Fayette, Jackson, Logan, Muskingum, Perry, Pike, Ross, Union
Snow Emergency Levels explanation:
Level 1 Snow Emergency: Roadways are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow. Roads are also icy; drive carefully.
Level 2 Snow Emergency: Roadways are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow. Only those who believe it is necessary to drive should be out on the roadways. Contact your employer to see if you should report to work.
Level 3 Snow Emergency: All roadways are closed to non-emergency personnel. No one else should be out during these conditions unless it is absolutely necessary to travel. All employees should contact their employers to see if they should report to work. Those traveling on the roadways may be subject to arrest.
Ohio drivers could be facing treacherous road conditions with a wintry storm forecast for much of the state.
10TV meteorologist Josh Poland says to expect several inches of snow as a winter storm moves across central Ohio.
A winter storm is targeting central Ohio and could bring snow and ice starting on Friday. Get the latest.
A winter storm that stretched from south Texas through the Midwest and Ohio Valley and up into New England and Canada brought stinging winds, dense snow, freezing rain and ice to many parts of the country today. At least nine fatal traffic crashes - from Minnesota to Texas to Ohio - have been linked to the weather, authorities said. Late tonight, the State Highway Patrol confirmed a fatal crash on I-71, near Rt. 36, in Delaware County, but wouldn't release any more information.
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Dec 09, 2013 | Currently: 32° Freezing Rain