Wood Co. Sheriff explains why county didn't go to level 3 snow emergency
Thu, 06 Feb 2014 03:00:32 GMT —
Several counties in northwest Ohio went to a level three Wednesday morning, but not for Wood County. It's a move that left residents asking why.
f the roads are pass
ble, it's not going to be a level 3
said Wood County Sheriff Mark Wasylyshyn.
the decision to keep the level 2 snow emergency came after consulting with police departments and plow crews throughout the county.
he sheriff said this snow fall was heavier, but it didn't drift as easily as the previous winter storm that dumped more than 10 inches of snow.
A driver in Wood County,
David Phillips, thinks the wrong decision was made. "This morning, I already helped two people going off the sides of the roads," said Philips.
says a level two emergency will remain in effect Wednesday night.
he emergency could be reduced depending on road conditions Thursday.
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