Montgomery County removes snow emergency

Montgomery County removed a snow emergency Tuesday morning after snow and frigid temperatures resulted in slick roadways.

A Level 1 snow emergency was issued by the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office around 6:44 a.m. At 9:41 a.m., the sheriff’s office removed the emergency.

A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect in Butler, Montgomery, Preble and Warren counties until 10 a.m. Snow showers could result in up to an inch of accumulation as well as slippery road conditions, according to the National Weather Service.

There are three levels of snow emergency in Ohio:

LEVEL 1: Roadways are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow. Roads are also icy. Drive very cautiously.

LEVEL 2: Roadways are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow. Only those who feel it is necessary to drive should be out on the roadways. Contact your employer to see if you should report to work.

LEVEL 3: All roadways are closed to non-emergency personnel. No one should be out during these conditions unless it is absolutely necessary to travel. All employees should contact their employer to see if they should report to work. However, those traveling on the roadways may subject themselves to prosecution.

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