Wyandot County remained under a Level 2 snow emergency as of 10 a.m. today, Sheriff Mike Hetzel said.
Under a Level 2 snow emergency, roadways are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow, according to the state of Ohio’s website. Roads also may be very icy. Only those who feel it is necessary to drive should be out on the roadways, and residents should contact their employers to see if they should report to work. Motorists should use extreme caution.
Area residents can sign up for alerts from the Wyandot County Sheriff’s Office in case of emergencies, such as winter levels.
To sign up for alerts in Wyandot County, residents can text 888-777-43351. For alerts in other areas, send a text message to the same number, replacing the last five digits with the zip code of the area for which alerts are wanted.
Residents also can visit the WCSO website at www.co.wyandot.oh.us/sheriff/ to sign up for Nixle.
Wyandot County Sheriff Mike Hetzel reminded residents not to call law enforcement agencies about winter levels so officers may focus on emergency calls.
The Daily Chief-Union posts updates on winter levels to its Facebook page when they are reported.