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FORT WAYNE, Ind (21Alive) - According to the Department of Homeland Security website, some area counties remain in a Watch travel status LaGrange, Kosciusko and Allen counties are in an Advisory and Noble, DeKalb Steuben and Jay counties that are not under any travel advisory. A Warning Travel Status means that travel may be restricted to emergency management workers only. Individuals are directed to refrain from all travel, comply with necessary emergency measures, cooperate with public officials and disaster services forces in executing emergency operations plans and obey and comply with the lawful directions of properly identified officers. A Watch Travel Status means that conditions are threatening to the safety of the public and only essential travel, such as to and from work or in emergency situations, is recommended. Emergency action plans should be implemented by businesses, schools, government agencies and other organizations. A Advisory Travel Stats means that routine travel or activities may be restricted in areas because of hazardous situation and individuals should use caution or avoid those areas. Northeast Indiana INDOT Cars Program Link - Call 800-261-ROAD Allen County Advisory Travel Status Blackford County Watch Travel Status DeKalb County No Travel Advisory Huntington County Watch Travel Status Jay County No Travel Advisory Kosciusko County Advisory Travel Status LaGrange County Advisory Travel Status Noble County No Travel Advisory Steuben County No Travel Advisory Wells County Watch Travel Status Whitley County Watch Travel Status Note From INDOT Tuesday at 4:30 p.m.: As of 4:30 p.m., INDOT has made progress plowing drifted and snow-covered roads in Northeast Indiana, but extremely hazardous icy conditions remain, and conditions may worsen overnight. Throughout the day INDOT crews have been successful clearing snow that forced traffic onto narrow driving lanes, due to blowing and drifting. In addition, many roads that had narrowed traffic to one lane by heavy snow are now cleared to two lanes. The majority of roads are now passable across Northeast Indiana. But, as INDOT has stressed throughout this winter storm, even chemically treated road salt is less effective in these subzero temperatures, and snowpack that essentially equal sheets of ice should be expected on all roads across Northeast Indiana. These conditions may get worse overnight when any thawing and melting that had occurred during the day refreezes. These icy conditions likely won’t improve until later in the day tomorrow, when temperatures are expected to become more favorable for salt and plows. INDOT is asking the public to refrain from any non-emergency travel through tomorrow. Northwest Ohio Mercer County, Ohio Level 1 Snow Emergency As of 2pm Tuesday Paulding County, Ohio Level 3: Necessary Travel Through Tuesday Morning Williams County, Ohio Level 3: State of Emergency Follow us on Facebook and Twitter for the latest news updates.
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