NEW ALBANY, IN (WAVE) - A weather-related State of Emergency in Floyd County, Indiana was lifted Saturday morning. Travel is now permitted, according to the Floyd County Emergency Management Agency.
The State of Emergency was declared Friday evening after snow and freezing rain made driving conditions treacherous. Floyd County drivers were advised to stay off roads unless they had an emergency.
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In Jackson County, twenty-three roads were closed by Saturday afternoon, including parts of US 250, 256 and 258.
Rising floodwaters all across WAVE Country are causing widespread problems. Others are finding creative ways to document what is projected to be a historic weather event in Louisville.
As of Thursday night, the Ohio River was in minor flood stage. It is forecast to crest in moderate flood stage.
The American Red Cross has opened eight shelters for those displaced by flooding and severe weather in WAVE Country.
Flood Watches and Warnings remain in effect throughout the weekend across WAVE Country.