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Cold weather, snow forces closures


Medina County remained at a Level 2 snow emergency throughout Sunday, according to the Medina County Sheriff’s Office.

According to the Ohio Revised Code, a county sheriff has the authority to temporarily close roadways when it is determined necessary to preserve the public peace.

A Level 2 snow emergency is characterized by hazardous roadways with blowing and drifting snow. Motorists are advised to stay home unless travel is absolutely necessary. Employees are encouraged to contact their employer to determine if they should report to work.

According to information from the Medina County Sheriff’s Office, the county entered a Level 1 Snow Emergency on Saturday morning before being elevated to a Level 2 Snow Emergency on Saturday afternoon and remained in effect through Sunday evening.

All branches of the Medina County Public Library and Wadsworth Public Library were closed Sunday.

Both Medina County Park District’s Susan Hambley Nature Center and Wolf Creek Environmental Center were closed Sunday, and all park events canceled.

For information regarding park district events, call the cancellation hotline at (330) 239-3305 two hours before an event’s start time.

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