snow emergencies

Snow Emergencies

January 28th, 2009 at 3:18 pm by under Breaking News, Weather

Here’s a list of snow emergencies. An updated list from the State of Indiana Department of Homeland Security can be found here.   For the purposes of this entry, we follow the DHS rankings.   Not all counties follow these guidelines.

Level 1 – EMERGENCY - A State of Emergency has been declared by the County Commissioners. Travel may be restricted to emergency personnel ONLY! Further restrictions may be included in the declaration.

  • Fountain County
  • Morgan County
  • Shelby County

Level  2 – WARNING - Conditions are threatening to the safety of the public. Only essential travel is recommended (i.e. to and from work, emergency situations, etc.). Emergency action plans have been or should be implemented by businesses, schools, government agencies and other organizations.

  • Grant
  • Huntington

Level 3 – WATCH - Routine travel or activities may be restricted in areas because of a hazardous situation; citizens should use caution or avoid these areas. Schools and businesses may begin to implement their emergency action plans.

  • City of Anderson
  • Blackford County  ** Blackford County numbering is different, they call it as a Level 1.
  • Delaware
  • Hamilton