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Kenton Co. issues Level 1 Snow Emergency for Saturday


In anticipation of expected snowfall this weekend, Kenton County has issued a Level I: Snow Emergency for Saturday.

The snow emergency is scheduled to go into effect at 6 a.m., serving primarily as an advisory for drivers.

The National Weather Service expects snow accumulations of about 2 to 4 inches, beginning early Saturday morning in eastern Indiana and continuing across the rest of the Tri-State throughout the morning.

Snow emergency levels are declared by the following levels:

LEVEL 1: Roadways are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow. Roads may also be icy. Motorists are urged to drive very cautiously.

LEVEL 2: Roadways are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow. Roads may also be very icy. 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. Motorists should use extreme caution.

LEVEL 3: All roadways are closed to non-emergency personnel. No one should be driving 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.

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