Road Alerts Being Issued As Icy Conditions Develop

The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office placed the county on a Level 1 Road Alert at around 6:15 Thursday night.

The sheriff’s office said weather conditions have made roads slick and dangerous, and to use extreme caution.

A Level 1 Road Alert means roadways are hazardous, drive with extreme caution.

A Level 2 Road Alert means roadways are extremely hazardous with blowing and drifting snow and/or flooding. Only those who feel it is necessary to travel should be on the roadways.

A Level 3 Road Alert means most roadways are closed and extremely hazardous/flooded. Employees should comply with workplace policies or contact their employer. Violators may be cited.

Freezing rain, sleet and snow is all possible Thursday night and overnight.

A Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect, and a Flood Warning for the Blanchard River in Findlay will be in effect through Saturday morning as it reaches major flood stage.

Check river levels by clicking here.

The latest road alert levels can be found by clicking here. 

For the updated list of local cancellations click here.

For the updated list on school closings click here.

Businesses and organizations can submit a cancellation by clicking here.