SANTA CLAUS, Ind. - Just in time for the stormiest weather of the week, one of the state’s popular attractions has earned an award for its weather preparedness.
This week, officials from the National Weather Service presented Holiday World and Splashin’ Safari with StormReady accreditation.
Holiday World officials said safety is their top priority and they’ve been working toward this honor since 2007.
In the last 7 years, the park has upgraded its communications and backup communications systems. It’s also created an emergency operations center that functions 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Only a few other theme parks in the nation have earned this accreditation.
Watch our video to get a look at some of the park's rides and other fun.
Lawn mower sparks garage fire
Firefighters were called to a Cumberland home Thursday morning when a lawn mower apparently exploded, igniting a garage.
Dead woman found in back seat of car ID'd
Brownsburg police are investigating after a dead woman was found in a car parked on an Interstate 74 entrance ramp.
Day care avoids shut down following molestation
The Indiana Family and Social Services Administration and Children’s Choice Learning Center reached an agreement this week allowing the…
Police fire on suspect after Bloomington holdup
An armed robbery attempt overnight at a gas station near IU's campus led to police pursuing and shooting at the aggressor.
RTV6 adjusts schedule to accommodate Colts, DWTS
Due to RTV6's coverage of Monday Night Football featuring the Indianapolis Colts and the New York Giants, "Dancing With the Stars" will air…
Kassigs release new letter about captive son
Ed and Paula Kassig, the parents of captive Hoosier Abdul-Rahman Kassig, released a new letter Thursday asking again for mercy for their son.