Last Updated 2 years by Devontae Jackson
This travel advisory is no longer in effect.
The Wayne County Sherrif’s Office in Wayne County in Indiana has declared a level 1 travel advisory for Wayne County.
Wayne County’s EMA office says “Wayne County Issues Travel Advisory (Level I ) for Extreme Cold Temperatures
Authority: Commissioners Ordinance 2003-003
Date: Tuesday, January 29, 2019 Effective Time: 4:00 PM
Expiration: Thursday, January 31, 2019 1:00PM
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
A TRAVEL ADVISORY (LEVEL I) HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR WAYNE COUNTY, THE CITY OF RICHMOND, AND THE TOWN OF CENTERVILLE DUE TO BITTERLY COLD TEMPERATURES AND DANGEROUS WIND CHILL VALUES.
This TRAVEL ADVISORY takes effect at 4:00 PM on Tuesday, January 29, 2019. This Advisory will remain in effect until Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 1:00pm.
This TRAVEL ADVISORY has been issued to warn those who must be outdoors or travel in or around Wayne County roadways and City streets to use extreme caution due to bitterly cold temperatures and dangerous wind chill values.
Due to the extreme cold temperatures, residents should plan and prepare accordingly. Use caution when going outdoors or traveling and do not venture outdoors for any length of time without proper cold-weather attire. Precautions should be taken including; checking on elderly neighbors, keeping pets indoors, keeping space heaters in a safe location, and using extreme caution when using alternative heat sources.
A LEVEL I TRAVEL ADVISORY DOES NOT IMPOSE ANY RESTRICTIONS ON TRAVEL ON COUNTY ROADWAYS. MOTORISTS MAY TRAVEL AT THEIR OWN RISK.
Should motorists become stranded for any reason, please call 9-1-1 for assistance.
Check the travel emergency status of other Indiana counties on the IDHS Travel Advisory Map at http://in.gov/dhs/traveladvisory. Travelers can check state road conditions and road closures before they depart by calling INDOT’s TrafficWise at 1-800-261-ROAD (7623) or on the internet at www.TrafficWise.IN.gov. Please, DO NOT CALL 9-1-1 for information on travel restrictions or road conditions.
Wayne County Emergency Management (765) 973-9399
Wayne County Emergency Communications (765) 973-9355″