MIAMI VALLEY, Ohio (WDTN) –
9:00 am Thursday
Darke County says it has cancelled its Level 1 Snow Emergency, although some secondary roadways remain ice covered and slick. Use extra caution.
6:00 am Thursday
While the heaviest precipitation has come to an end, below freezing air temperatures near/north of I-70 have allowed for icy spots from late Wednesday evening to persist – even on some roadways. Water/ice often look the same in the dark.
Heavier precipitation is starting to move east out of the area, but patchy freezing drizzle and light snow is possible overnight. The Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 10 a.m. Thursday.
The Mercer County Sheriff’s Office is advising drivers to use caution, as roads are becoming slick and snow covered in the area.
Several schools are either closed or operating under a 2 hour delay tomorrow due to the winter weather. Click here to see the full list.
Darke County is under a Level One Snow Advisory, meaning all roads are hazardous. Travel is not being limited, but drivers should use caution while traveling.
The National Weather Service reports that light freezing rain has been reported mainly north of I-70 and west of I-75.
A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for much of the Miami Valley from 4 pm Wednesday through 10 am Thursday.
The following counties are under the advisory: Champaign, Clark, Darke, Logan, Mercer, Miami, Montgomery, Preble, and Shelby.
Mixed precipitation is expected along with light icing on the roadways that could affect your commute during this period.
Drivers are encouraged to use caution and slow down while traveling.
The Ohio Department of Transportation says they have been pre-treating roads throughout the area and crews will be out around the clock until the roads are clear.
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