Ohio gets more snow, hazardous driving conditions

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Fresh snow fell across Ohio overnight Saturday and was continuing in the morning, creating hazardous driving conditions that caused at least one crash.

WCMH-TV reports that two semis crashed on Interstate 70 in downtown Columbus early Saturday, closing the freeway for about two hours. No other details were immediately available.

Sheriff's departments throughout the state issued snow emergencies, with some areas getting blowing and drifting snow.

Meteorologists predict between 2 and 4 inches of snow will fall statewide, with some areas seeing up to 6 inches.

Temperatures were expected to be in the lower teens or single digits, with below-zero wind chills.

The Ohio Department of Transportation says it's used about 621,000 tons of salt on roadways so far this season, compared with 252,000 tons this time last year. .

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