(AP) — The mayor of Indianapolis has upgraded the city's travel emergency
level to "red," making it illegal for anyone to drive except for emergency
personnel, emergency purposes or seeking shelter.
The move by
Mayor Greg Ballard on Sunday is the first time Indianapolis has issued
such a travel warning since the 1978 blizzard.
in a news release that he plans to reevaluate the situation at noon
school districts, colleges, cities and counties in Indiana announced they
would be closed Monday as the National Weather Service warned of deadly
wind chills as low as 45 below zero possible through Tuesday.