RED - WARNING: Travel may be restricted to emergency personnel only. Citizens are directed to refrain from all travel, compy with necessary emergency measures, cooperate with public officials and disaster services forces in executing emergency operations plans, and compy with directions of properly identified officers. Futher and more specific restrictions may be included in the disaster declaration.
ORANGE - WATCH: Conditions are threatening the safety of the public. Only essential travel is recommended (i.e., to and from work, emergency situations, etc.). Emergency action plans have been or should now be implemented by businesses, schools, government agencies and other organizations.
YELLOW - ADVISORY: Routine travel or activities may be restricted in areas because of a hazardous situation. Citizens should use caution or avoid these areas. Schools and businesses may begin to implement their emergency action plans.