Allen County under travel warning during winter storm

Allen County under travel warning
Allen County under travel warning(Fort Wayne's NBC)
Published: Feb. 2, 2022 at 7:32 PM EST
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ALLEN COUNTY, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) - Drivers are being told to stay off the roads in Allen County. Here is the announcement our newsroom received Wednesday morning:

February 2, 2022

Contact is Bernie Beier, Director of Homeland Security,

State of Emergency Declared for Allen County, Indiana A Winter Weather Travel WARNING is Issued for Allen County, Indiana Allen County, Indiana – The Board of Commissioners for the County of Allen, Indiana have declared that a State of Emergency for severe winter weather exists in Allen County, Indiana.

Under the authority granted to them under IC 10-14-3-29.5 they further have issued a travel WARNING for all of Allen County, Indiana. This includes all municipalities contained within Allen County, Indiana. Allen County has encountered severe winter weather conditions and a threat exists to the lives and property of the people of Allen County; and the area known as the entire County of Allen and all municipalities contained therein, is immediately threatened with and is receiving severe winter weather and curtailing the protection of the lives and property of the entire Allen County.

As such, a Warning-level Travel Advisory is hereby issued for Allen County. Travel is restricted to emergency management workers only. All other individuals are directed to refrain from all travel until further notice. All citizens are called upon and directed to comply with necessary emergency measures, to cooperate with public officials and Emergency Management/Emergency Responders, and to obey and comply with the lawful directions of properly identified public officers.

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