Vinton County Under Level-Two Snow Emergency

By
Tim Sharp

Dateline
Updated Sat, Feb 2, 2013 5:06 pm

Increasing snow and difficult driving conditions have prompted the Vinton County Sheriff's Office to upgrade the county to a level-two snow emergency.

A dispatcher with the department said the level was increased Saturday afternoon when accumulation on the roadways increased.

A level-two emergency means motorists should avoid driving and conditions are dangerous.

The spokesperson said she did not know how long the increased level was expected to be in place.

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