Lorain County Sheriff Phil Stammitti has issued a level 1 snow emergency for Lorain County until further notice.
The level 1 snow emergency means roadways are hazardous, and drivers are advised to drive with extreme care.
Drivers are encouraged to avoid driving until the weather situation improves, if possible.
A memo released by the sheriff's office on Jan. 2 describing what each level entails can be found below.
Updated list of events and businesses closed because of the weather.