SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT

Snow Emergencies for Champaign County are determined by the Champaign County Sheriff, and the standard guidelines for them are as follows, so stay tuned to local TV and radio for the issuing of:

LEVEL 1: Roadways are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow. Roads may also be icy. Motorists are urged to drive very cautiously. CITY PARKING: As available, please move your vehicle off the street so city crews can effectively clear the main thoroughfares.

 

LEVEL 2: Roadways are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow. Roads may also be very icy. Only those who feel it is necessary to drive should be out on the roads. Contact your employer to see if you should report to work. Motorists should use extreme caution. CITY PARKING: Vehicles parked on main thoroughfares should be moved.

 

LEVEL 3: All roadways are closed to non-emergency personnel. No one should be driving during these conditions unless it is absolutely necessary to travel or a personal emergency exists. All employees should contact their employer to see if they should report to work. Those traveling on the roads may subject themselves to arrest. CITY PARKING: Vehicles may be subject to removal for plowing of snow or other weather related issues if parked on City streets.