Nixle Advisory

 

 

Snow Emergency Information

Pursuant to Attorney General Opinion 86-023 and Attorney General Opinion 97-015, the Sheriff may declare a snow emergency and temporarily close municipal, township, county and state roads within his jurisdiction for the preservation of the public peace.

To assist the public to understand the three levels of snow weather advisories, the following definitions apply:

LEVEL 1 SNOW ALERT:

Roadways are hazardous. Caution should be used when driving.

LEVEL 2 SNOW ADVISORY:

Roadways are extremely hazardous with blowing and drifting snow. Roadways are also icy. Only those persons who feel it is necessary to drive should be out on the roadways. Your employer should be contacted to see if you should report to work.

LEVEL 3 SNOW EMERGENCY:

ALL ROADWAYS ARE CLOSED to non-emergency traffic. No one should be out during these conditions unless it is absolutely necessary to travel. All persons should contact their employer to see if they should report to work.

THOSE TRAVELING ON THE ROADWAYS MAY SUBJECT THEMSELVES TO ARREST.