Steuben County Sheriff Tim R. Troyer issued this news release this afternoon:
The Steuben County Commissioners in cooperation with the Sheriff, Steuben County Highway and the Steuben County Emergency Management, will remain Steuben County on a Snow WATCH Level for Steuben County throughout the evening and night hours. Driving is to be emergency and essential travel only. Should you require travel, please drive slower than normal, give yourself plenty of travel time and plenty of stopping distance between other vehicles and at intersections. County roads remain snow covered, slippery and in some areas down to one lane. State roads are snow covered with patches of bare pavement in areas. I69 is snow covered with bare tracks in each lane.
NWS is advising that winds should diminish this evening and we could see an additional 1-2 inches of snow.
Conditions will be monitored throughout the night and should conditions deteriorate during the night, the status could change. A regular review of status will occur at 8:00 A.M. Thursday morning. A status update will be released shortly thereafter. Regular media outlets plus the Sheriff Facebook page, www.steubensheriff.com and Nixle text alerts will be used to alert everyone of any and all updates.
Means that conditions are threatening to the safety of the public. During a "watch" local travel advisory, only essential travel, such as to and from work or in emergency situations, is recommended, and emergency action plans should be implemented by businesses, schools, government agencies, and other organizations.