Delaware County, Ohio residents can breathe a sigh of relief as the sheriff’s office has downgraded the county’s snow emergency to a Level 2 as of 10:00 a.m. on December 24. According to a post on the Delaware County Sheriff’s Facebook page, “due to decreased winds and ‘warmer’ temperatures,” the decision was made to downgrade from a Level 3.
However, the sheriff’s office cautioned that there are still icy roads throughout the county and urged motorists to use extreme caution and drive slowly. Unnecessary travel is also discouraged.
The sheriff’s office also gave a shout out to the townships, villages, cities, county, and Ohio Department of Transportation plow truck drivers for their efforts in keeping the roads clear during the snow emergency.
It’s important to remember to always be prepared for winter weather and to follow the instructions of local authorities during snow emergencies. Stay safe and stay warm, Delaware County