UPDATE: As of 8:44 a.m. Tuesday, Crawford County has been downgraded to a Level One snow emergency.
Crawford County is under a Level Two snow emergency as of midday Monday.
The Crawford County Sheriff's Office issued the advisory at 11:58 a.m., according to the Crawford County Emergency Management Agency.
According to the National Weather Service forecast for Bucyrus, total accumulations of 1 to 3 inches are expected today. There's a chance of snow showers tonight, mainly before 8 p.m. The overnight low is expected to be around 10.
The Ohio Committee for Severe Weather Awareness defines the state's snow emergency classifications on its website:
• Level One means roads are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow, and may be icy. Motorists are urged to drive very cautiously.
• During a Level Two emergency, only people who feel it is necessary to drive should be out on the roads. Workers should contact their employers to see if they should report to work. Motorists should use extreme caution.
• A Level Three emergency means all roads are closed to nonemergency personnel. Drivers should stay off the roads unless it's absolutely necessary, or a personal emergency exists. People on roads may be arrested.
This article originally appeared on Bucyrus Telegraph-Forum: Level Two snow emergency issued for Crawford County