Travel advisories, watches, warnings issued as winter storm moves through Indiana

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Posted at 9:12 AM, Feb 02, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-05 09:53:49-05

INDIANAPOLIS — As of Saturday morning, every county in Indiana, except Marion and Porter counties, is still under a travel status.

As of 9:45 a.m. Saturday, only Scott County is still under a travel warning, the highest level travel status.

This map is updated by the Indiana Department of Homeland Security.

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What does a travel advisory mean in Indiana?
A travel advisory in Indiana is coded yellow on the travel map. This is the lowest level of a travel advisory and means routine travel and activities may be restricted in some areas due to a hazardous situation. People should use caution or avoid those areas if possible.

What does a travel watch mean in Indiana?
A travel watch in Indiana is coded orange on travel map. People should only travel for essential purposes, like work or an emergency, when a county is under a travel watch. IDHS recommends emergency action plans should be implemented by businesses, schools, governments and other organizations.

What does a travel warning mean in Indiana?
A travel warning is coded red on the travel map and is the highest travel alert. During a warning, travel may be restricted to only emergency management workers. People are asked to refrain from all travel, comply with emergency measures, and cooperate with public officials.