Winter Weather Hits Central Ohio

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Winter weather is moving across central ohio with 1 to 2 inches of accumulation on the roads.  

The snow started falling early Tuesday morning.  

People living in Coshocton County were under a Level 2 Snow Emergency meaning drivers should avoid travel is possible. Pickaway County reported a Level 1 Snow Emergency and those living in Hocking County reported a Level 1 Snow Emergency. 

That emergency had been in place since the weekend and means drivers should take it slow.

The Licking County Sheriff's Office reported slick side roads.  In Knox County, the Sheriff's Office said road conditions were extremely bad.

Franklin County dispatchers said the snow caused accidents on State Route 161, I-270 and I-670.  Main streets through the city of Columbus and side roads across central Ohio are icy and dangerous.  

The snow also caused dozens of schools to delay classes, including districts in Madison, Union, Delaware,  Licking, Fairfield, Franklin and Pickaway counties.    

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