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Toledo drivers battle slick roads during snow emergency

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Plows could barely keep up with the steady snowfall Sunday night.  From major intersections to neighborhoods streets, the slippery conditions and county warnings kept most drivers off the roads.

"It's very bad, there's too much snow you can't even drive," said Abdullah Almars, who was making his way home from a friend's house.

"It's bad out, we shouldn't even be out here right now," says another driver, Scott Berger Jr.

ProMedica employee Tom Fahrer made his way from Fostoria to Toledo.  With most traffic crawling under 30 miles an hour, the medical worker says it made the necessary trip a little safer.

"We drive in all levels, all weather," he told 13abc.

Emergency situations brought some drivers out, like Jammon Taylor who needed to get medicine for his grandma.  He was grateful for the nearly empty streets.

"It's pretty bad out here it's really crazy," says Taylor.  "Be safe, don't drive too fast and just be easy on the brakes."

Those who need the open space and less crowded streets say the snow emergency is a good thing.  It helps them keep others safe as Northwest Ohio digs out from the winter wallop.

"I like it," says snow plow driver John Bishop. "It gets all the cars off the road which makes it easier for us to get around."

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