Snow Emergency Levels– Refresher

Snow Emergency

Questions and Answers about the Snow Emergency Levels in Mason County

How can I find out what level we are on?

The best ways to find out what emergency level has been issued is to listen to WFTM Radio, or check the web at which is the Maysville Ledger Independent. Calling other emergency service agencies will only take away from their ability to assist with in progress emergency situations.

What is a Level One Snow Emergency?


Roadways have been deemed hazardous with blowing and or drifting snow. Roadways may be icy.


Cautious driving is advised.

What is a Level Two Snow Emergency?


Roadways are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow and roadways may be icy.


Only motorists whose travel is necessary should be on the roadways. Residents are urged to contact their employer to see if they should report to work.

What is a Level Three Snow Emergency?


All roadways are restricted to emergency personnel use only for travel to work, for delivery of medical supplies, medical treatment, and snow removal operations.


Essential travel only is advised. Violators are subject to prosecution. Residents are strongly urged to contact their employer concerning work schedules.