Ice coats Seneca County roads
Winter weather resulted in slippery Seneca County roads Monday.
Seneca County Sheriff’s Office placed the county under a Level 1 snow emergency and then a Level 2 snow emergency Monday. The level decreased, and the snow emergency was canceled about 7:30 p.m.
National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory from midnight Sunday until 1 p.m. Monday.
In Fostoria, a car slid into a ditch at North Main Street and West Jones Road Sunday evening.
At 3:45 a.m. Monday, a man reported to Seneca County Sheriff’s Office that he was stuck on ice on a hill on CR 38, and about an hour later, a person reported a tanker needed pulled back onto the road at East CR 34 and North TR 169.
About 7:30 a.m., Ohio Department of Transportation advised Seneca County Sheriff’s Office there was a disabled vehicle at West US 224 and South SR 53. The vehicle had struck a tree on SR 53 in Wyandot County, and the man drove it until it ran out of antifreeze, a report states.
At 9:21 a.m., Tiffin Police Department notified Seneca County Sheriff’s Office it had received a call about a car in a ditch near North SR 53 and West TR 118.
The temperature was a few degrees above freezing Monday night.
National Weather Service’s forecast called for a chance of freezing rain Wednesday and snow and sleet Friday night.