Schools closed in the region

Schools in the region were closed this morning because of the weather.

The National Weather Service winter weather advisory will remain in effect until 1 a.m. Wednesday. A windchill advisory will be in effect from 7 p.m. to noon Wednesday.

Washington State Community College and West Virginia University at Parkersburg are closed.

Washington county Sheriff Larry Mincks has issued a Level One Snow Emergency for Washington County. Roads are becoming snow covered and slick in some spots and road crews are on duty, Sheriff Larry Mincks said.

The Ohio Department of Transportation said 110 snowplows were treating and plowing the highways and bridges in Southeast Ohio.