ELKHART COUNTY -

Several counties in the Michiana area are now under a travel restrictions due to severe weather and road conditions. 

Elkhart County has declared a Snow Emergency.

During this emergency, citizens are asked to cooperate with county ordinance that mandates no travel on county roadways. The only exception to this is for emergency crews and county highway workers. 

"Everyone is to be off the road unless you have an emergency situation," Commissioner Mike Yoder posted on Facebook.

"The Sheriff has authority to issue citations. Commissioners, Sheriff, Highway Department and Emergency Management will be meeting Monday early afternoon to determine when to lift the declaration."