Some counties issue travel advisories, warnings due to ice storm

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Freezing rain and ice are making it slow going for drivers around central Indiana this morning.

Roads are slick and icy after nearly 1/3” of ice/sleet feel in the overnight hours.

Weather resources:

Several counties are under yellow travel advisories or orange travel watches. A travel advisory is the lowest level of a local travel advisory and means drivers may encounter hazardous conditions during routine travel.

Earlier in the day, Blackford and Delaware counties were under an orange travel watch. The watch means conditions are a threat to the public. Only essential travel—such as to and from work or an emergency situation—is recommended.

Counties under a travel advisory:

  • Benton
  • Blackford (previously under orange travel watch)
  • Boone
  • Brown
  • Cass
  • Clinton
  • Crawford
  • Decatur
  • Delaware (previously under orange travel watch)
  • Fountain
  • GrantGreene
  • Hamilton
  • Hancock
  • Henry
  • Huntington
  • Jackson
  • Jefferson
  • Johnson
  • Knox
  • Lake
  • Madison
  • Martin
  • Monroe
  • Owen
  • Parke
  • Rush
  • Shelby
  • St. Joseph
  • Sullivan
  • Tipton
  • Vanderburgh
  • Wells
  • White