Level 2-snow emergency reported in Ohio

January 28th, 2009 - 11:28 pm ICT by David M N James  

Emergency services in Ohio have reported a snow emergency. A high-level warning has been issued by both Ohio federal authorities and emergency and rescue services. According to latest reports from Ohio, the warning and the advisory from the Ohio department of transportation, a high warning has been issued alerting residents of the snow emergency. The level 2-snow emergency is the second highest level warning the rescue and emergency service can give.

Ohio, which was a battleground in the last year’s presidential elections, is currently having a terrible snow problem. A county Sheriff has already confirmed this second highest advisory designation. Various stakeholders have been mobilized to oversee the smooth running of affairs in the emergency. The Marion County garage has teamed up with crews from the Ohio department of transport to clear the roads.

The high security levels have been issued after a high ceiling of snow started attacking Ohio early today. Already three levels of threats have been issued by the sheriffs. There has been an initial level 3 warning that warned all residents to stay indoors and avoid any movement. This level foresees that those who violate it are arrested. The level inhibits traffic unless it is an emergency. Level 2-snow emergency in Ohio warned residents against driving. Motorists are driving at their own risks. The warning was issued and it confirmed that roads were impassable due to a spread in the snow. Level one is a medium threat and most people often ignore it though most adhere to the instructions. This threat does not stop motorists from driving but cautions them against throwing caution in the wind. The snow emergency in Ohio tells away the adverse weather conditions being experienced in Ohio.

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