Snow advisories issued across area

Valley View bus stuck on hill.  (Photo/Jordan Jeffries)
Valley View bus stuck on hill. (Photo/Jordan Jeffries)

XENIA, Ohio (WDTN) – Friday afternoon was a challenge for drivers.

The snow is making roads slick and putting area sheriff’s departments on alert.

Several have already issued Snow Advisories for drivers to be careful.

The following advisories are currently active:

  •  Level 1: Butler, Clark, Clinton, Fayette, Greene, Miami, Wayne County in Indiana

Here is an explanation of what each advisory level means as provided by the State of Ohio:

 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.

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