Update: At 8:30 pm, the Seneca County Sheriff's Office reduces a roadway emergency to Level 2, meaning that roadways are hazardous and only those who feel it is necessary to drive should be out on the roadways.
The Seneca County Sheriff's Office issued a Level 3 Roadway Emergency just after 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday.
Officials say that means all roadways are closed to non-emergency personnel.
"No one should be out during these conditions unless it is absolutely necessary to travel," Sheriff Williams Eckelberry said in a press release.
Authorities say that those traveling on the roadways may be subject to arrest.
The Level 3 emergency is in effect until further notice.