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Archive for Monday, February 12, 2007

Report your winter weather closings

We’ll post them online and on 6News

February 12, 2007

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The forecast calls for one to three inches of snow by Tuesday morning.

That kind of weather often means winter-weather closings.

If you have a closing or postponement to announce, let us know. Send an e-mail to editor@ljworld.com, with this subject line: WINTER WEATHER CLOSING.

We'll do the rest.

Comments

captain_poindexter 7 years, 10 months ago

I hereby close my drive way. reports have shown significant freezing and negligence in shoveling.

Nikki May 7 years, 10 months ago

really? A bit early to close stuff isn't it?

conservative 7 years, 10 months ago

punkrockmom, I'd agree it's early to close things for tomorrow, but I'm sure a number of meetings were cancelled for tonight. I know of at least one brownie meeting that should have been cancelled. The roads coming home a few minutes ago were REALLY bad.

Nikki May 7 years, 10 months ago

I got home before 7, so I guess I missed that stuff. It's looking a bit slushy now I guess.

blobaum 7 years, 10 months ago

Dear Chancellor Bob,

I have a paper due tomorrow. I missed class all of last week. I have no clue what said paper is to be written on. Cancel classes Bob-O.

justsomewench 7 years, 10 months ago

probably has something to do with being paid by the hour at a handsome off-shift rate, i'm guessin'.

blobaum 7 years, 10 months ago

The snowplows in Lawrence are assigned as follows:

First 10 hours after accumulation begins: - 1 plow going E on 23rd St from Kasold to Harper - 1 plow going W on 23rd St from Kasold to Harper - 1 plow going N on Iowa from 31st to 6th - 1 plow going S on Iowa from 31st to 6th

Next 10 hours: - 1 plow on Iowa going both ways - 1 plow on 23rd going both ways - 1 plow taking major E/W streets (6th, 15th, 19th) - 1 plow taking major N/S streets (Kasold, Mass, Haskell, Harper) - keep in mind the last two are only allowed to do that if and when Iowa and 23rd look like an Arizona highway on a hot summer day

Next 10 hours: - 1 plow taking both Iowa and 23rd St - 1 plow taking major N/S and E/W streets - 2 plows taking selected side streets in Lawrence in the square comprised by sides Kasold, 6th, 23rd, Mass

Next 10 hours: - drinking binge

Next 10 hours: - plow remaining, if and only if Iowa and 23rd have been plowed "properly", which is defined as a car going 55 can pull a perfect U-Turn while slamming on breaks.

compmd 7 years, 10 months ago

closing stuff for 1 to 3 INCHES.? What the heck are people thinking? When faced with a challenge, give up?

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