Snow emergencies issued throughout Tri-State

CINCINNATI - Kenton County, Ky. has declared a Level 1 Snow Emergency along with the cities of Edgewood and Elsmere.

A wintry mix and snowfall covered the Tri-State throughout Saturday morning and into the afternoon, and is expected to continue throughout the day.

Each area under the emergency has declared its roadways to be hazardous and motorists are urged to drive very cautiously as a result.

Also under a snow emergency are the following cities:

Have you been in the areas under a snow emergency? Send us any photos you have of the conditions to breakingnews@wcpo.com .

There are three levels of snow emergencies. While there may be slight variations from one community to the next, these are the general definitions: 


LEVEL 1: Roadways are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow. Roads may also be icy. Drive carefully. Motorists must move cars from snow emergency routes.

LEVEL 2: Roadways are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow. Only those who feel it is necessary to drive should be out on the roads. Contact your employer to see if you should report to work.

LEVEL 3: All roadways are closed to non-emergency personnel. No one else should be out during these conditions unless it is absolutely necessary to travel or a personal emergency exists. All employees should contact their employer to see if they should report to work. Those traveling on the roads may subject themselves to arrest.

For the latest forecast, visit wcpo.com/forecast.

For the latest on traffic conditions around the Tri-State, go to wcpo.com/traffic .

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