Tuesday, February 09, 2010

What to expect when it's snowing

The City of Athens Arts, Parks and Recreation department is adopting the following policy in regards to snow levels;
  • Level 1 Snow Emergency: All activities, programs, and ARTS/West presents will continue at designated facilities.
  • Level 2 Snow Emergency: Facilities open, all ARTS/West presents activities and programs canceled.
  • Level 3 Snow Emergency: Facilities closed and all activities canceled.

If a Level 1 or 2 has been issued you should contact the instructor/facilitator of your class/activity.

Please be aware that if a Level 3 Snow Emergency is issued for Athens County any and all activities scheduled in the ARTS/West facility must be canceled.

You can contact the Sheriff's office or follow Athens County Public Information Office on Twitter: http://twitter.com/AthensPIO

Thank you and be safe.
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Snow Emergency Explanation

Level 1 Snow Emergency
Roadways are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow. Roads are also icy; drive carefully.

Level 2 Snow Emergency
Roadways are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow. Only those who believe it is necessary to drive should be out on the roadways. Contact your employer to see if you should report to work.

Level 3 Snow Emergency
All roadways are closed to non-emergency personnel. No one else should be out during these conditions unless it is absolutely necessary to travel. All employees should contact their employers to see if they should report to work. Those traveling on the roadways may be subject to arrest.