County under level one snow emergency


By Staff Report

Muskingum County is now under a level one snow emergency as declared by Sheriff Matt Lutz.

Reports of accidents and vehicles off the roadway have been coming in steadily throughout the late evening and early morning, according to scanner traffic.

Between one to six inches of snowfall are expected at various locations throughout the county.

During a level one snow emergency, roadways are considered to be hazardous with blowing and drifting snow.

Motorists are urged to drive very cautiously and watch for ice while operating their vehicle according to the State of Ohio’s Snow Emergency Classifications Guidebook.

The Ohio Department of Transportation has multiple crews active throughout the county treatings roadways on 12-hour shifts and will continue to do so as snowfall continues.