FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CELINA, OH – Mercer County Sheriff Jeff Grey issued a level one snow alert for unincorporated areas of Mercer County, including State Routes, County and Township Roads at 9:30 AM this morning. While all roads are passable, there are areas where snow has drifted over the roadways and packed snow making driving hazardous.
“Motorists need to be aware, reduce their speeds, leave more distance between cars, and start stopping a little sooner,” stated Sheriff Grey, “I anticipate levels being increased as the winter storm moves through.”
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