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Wayne County Emergency Management Agency
Tuesday December 25th, 2012 :: 07:30 p.m. EST
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Wayne County Sheriff's Dept, Highway Department & EMA issue a Level I Travel Advisory- 12/26/12 3:00 AM

Wayne County Issues Level I Travel Advisory

From: Wayne County Sheriff’s Department, Emergency Management Agency, Wayne County Highway Department, the City of Richmond and the Town of Centerville.

Subject: Level I Travel Advisory Issued
Authority: Commissioners Ordinance 2003-003
Date: Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Issued Time: 3:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATATE RELEASE

A LEVEL I TRAVEL ADVISORY HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR WAYNE COUNTY ROADWAYS AND THE STREETS OF THE CITY OF RICHMOND AND THE TOWN OF CENTERVILLE DUE TO ACCUMULATING SNOW AND BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW. ALL COUNTY ROADS AND RICHMOND AND CENTERVILLE STREETS WILL BE SNOW COVERED AND HAZARDOUS. WINDS WILL CAUSE SIGNIFICANT WHITE OUT CONDITIONS AND DRIFTING.

This ADVISORY has been issued to warn those who must travel on Wayne County roadways and City Streets to use extreme caution due to blowing and drifting snow on roads reducing visibility, narrowing travel lanes and making driving hazardous.

If you do not have to travel, please stay where you are during this advisory. If you must travel, use main roads whenever possible and travel at reduced speed. Expect to encounter reduced visibility, snow drifts on roadways and reduced travel lanes.

This ADVISORY takes effect at 3:00 AM on Wednesday, December 26, 2012. This Advisory applies to all roads maintained by Wayne County Highway Department, the City of Richmond Street Department and the Town of Centerville Street Department.

Motorists are urged to use extreme caution when driving while this ADVISORY is in effect. Motorists should travel at a reduced speed and remain alert for snow drifts across roadways, reduced visibility, restricted travel lanes and changing road conditions.

A LEVEL I TRAVEL ADVISORY DOES NOT IMPOSE ANY RESTRICTIONS ON TRAVEL ON COUNTY ROADWAYS. MOTORISTS MAY TRAVEL AT THEIR OWN RISK.

Media Contacts: Wayne County EMA
(765) 973-9399
Wayne County Emergency Communications
(765) 973-9355

Address/Location
Wayne County Emergency Management Agency
401 E Main St
Richmond, IN 47374

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 765-973-9399

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