Snow emergency plan activated in Allegany County

Nov. 15—CUMBERLAND — Maryland State Police and the State Highway Administration activated the snow emergency plan for Allegany County as of 2 p.m., Nov. 15, 2022.

When a snow emergency is declared, the law requires certain precautions, according to the Maryland Department of Transportation:

—Prohibited parking on roads and streets designated as snow emergency routes; and

—The use of snow tires/chains (most cars now use all weather tires, so changing to "snow" tires is unnecessary).