30 Ind. counties issue travel warnings

Published on NewsOK Modified: January 5, 2014 at 4:49 pm •  Published: January 5, 2014
Advertisement
;

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Department of Homeland Security reports 30 counties in western and northern Indiana are asking residents to stay off of roads because of dangerous conditions.

The counties that have issued travel warnings that stretch from Newton to Sullivan counties along the Illinois state line and as far northeast as LaGrange County and as far southeast as Henry County.

Another 19 counties — ranging from Posey County in southwest Indiana to Steuben County in the northeast — have issued travel watches, meaning conditions are threatening to public safety. Residents in those counties are asked to use roads only for essential travel, such as for work or emergencies.

Another 22 counties have issued travel advisories, which means routine travel or activities may be restricted in areas because of a hazardous situation.