Sheriff Toby L. Spencer announced that as of 6 a.m. today, Dec. 27, 2012 Darke County will be at a MODIFIED Level 3 Snow Emergency. A Modified Level 3 Snow Emergency means that all COUNTY and TOWNSHIP roadways are CLOSED to non-emergency personnel.
No one should be driving on COUNTY and TOWNSHIP roadways during this condition unless it is absolutely necessary or a personal emergency exists. All personnel that travel on COUNTY and TOWNSHIP roadways should contact their employer to see if they should report to work. Anyone traveling in the designated areas may subject themselves to arrest.
State Highways and Incorporated City Streets are still snow and ice covered making these roadways hazardous, therefore a Level 2 Snow Advisory exists in these locations. If you are driving on State Highways and Incorporated City Streets, use extreme caution.
Road crews are currently working hard to clear all roads and streets in the county. A Countywide Level 2 Snow Advisory is anticipated to be issued at 8:00 AM today’s date. This will be announced in another release if conditions warrant.
Thank you for your patience during these severe weather conditions.
Authority Darke County Sheriff Toby L. Spencer