Snow Could Create Road Hazards Today

The listening area remains on alert for falling snow today. Northwest winds of 15-25 mph could cause areas of blowing and drifting snow.

Marshall County Emergency Management Agency Director Clyde Avery urges you to give yourself some extra time to get to your destination and clear off your car so you can properly see and prevent debris flying off your car while in transit. Clear windows, headlights and taillights of snow and ice.

If needed, Marshall County uses a travel advisory system that mirrors the Department of Homeland Security. If the county issues such an advisory, that information will be passed along. The decision to issue a travel advisory is make by the Marshall County Commissioners based on information provided by the Marshall County Highway Department, Marshall County Sheriff’s Department and the Marshall County Emergency Management Agency.

Avery said take action when the National Weather Service issues a watch, warning or advisory.