Blowing and drifting snow continues to cause dangerous driving conditions in sections of northwest Ohio, including in Hancock, Sandusky, and Seneca counties which remain under Level 2 snow emergencies.
A Level 2 means motorists should drive only if necessary.
In Hancock County, wind is piling up the snow on roadways, and, according to the sheriff s office, there could be a few roads closed.
Roads are hazardous and motorists are being warned to drive carefully in some other northwest Ohio counties under Level 1 snow emergencies, including Lucas and Wood. Some roads in western Lucas County are getting some blowing and drifting snow, according to the sheriff s office Friday afternoon.
A slight chance of snow showers is in the forecast before midnight Friday, and the low is expected to drop to 6 degrees with the wind chill as low as minus 5.
Monroe County road conditions have improved throughout the day Friday; there had been some slick conditions earlier as a result of blowing and driving snow.
Ottawa County had been under a Level 2 snow emergency, but that was canceled at 2 p.m. Friday, and Fulton and Henry counties no longer are under a Level 1 snow emergency.