According to the Ohio Department of Transportation, drivers along several area interstates were moving well below the posted speed limit throughout the evening hours because of the slippery conditions.

These obstacles did not stop some holiday shoppers from finishing their wish lists.

In fact, the parking lot at South Park Mall was full Saturday evening and some people say they prefer to get their shopping done sooner rather than risk the weather getting worse later.

"I don't know, I just want to get it done. Why not? It's not too bad out so I don't want to wait for it to get worse," said shopper Daniel Copen.

"Yeah you get used to driving in the snow like this," explained Paul Voigt, who went shopping with his family. "I'm enjoying it with the season, with Christmas it's been nice.

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