Officials say residents should still stay in if possible




HANCOCK COUNTY — Hancock County officials have downgraded the county's travel advisory status from red to orange but are still encouraging residents to remain indoors.

Hancock County and the majority of surrounding counties were all classified as a red travel advisory level, the state’s most serious classification, Sunday night. The red level indicates only emergency traffic should be on the roads, and motorists who attempt to drive in the storm could be liable for damages if their vehicles become stuck and must be pushed off the road to make way for plows or emergency vehicles.

Officials downgraded the county’s status to orange shortly before 1 p.m. Monday, noting that most major roads and secondary roads are now passable. Many roads do remain snow- and ice-covered, however.

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