UPDATE – The Level 1 Road Alert was canceled at 3 o’clock Friday afternoon.
The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office dropped the county’s road alert status back to Level 1 at around 9:30 Friday morning.
The level had been upped to Level 2 late Thursday night due to icy roads and blowing and drifting snow.
A Level 1 Road Alert means roadways are hazardous, drive with extreme caution.
A Level 2 Road Alert means roadways are extremely hazardous with blowing and drifting snow and/or flooding. Only those who feel it is necessary to travel should be on the roadways.
A Level 3 Road Alert means most roadways are closed and extremely hazardous/flooded. Employees should comply with workplace policies or contact their employer. Violators may be cited.
For all county road alerts in the region click here.
People are also urged to submit their business and community cancelation online here instead of calling.