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Snow Emergency Levels
Level I
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
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
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 except operators of public safety vehicles on duty or otherwise responding to an emergency; and essential news media personnel, including reporters, support, and production employees; health care and other emergency personnel; and essential employees of critical infrastructure facilities, may drive on roads and streets in Lucas County. All others traveling on the roadways might be subject to arrest. All public safety employees must report to work as scheduled.