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Archive for Thursday, December 8, 2011

Snow predicted tonight; city crews begin preparing for winter weather

December 8, 2011

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The National Weather Service is predicting a light snowfall this evening, and city crews began preparing for winter weather this morning. Snow is predicted to begin falling around rush hour, though Mark Thiel, assistant public works director, said it's unlikely enough will accumulate to require plows.

Crews will be on the streets applying a new salt-water brine solution to some areas, and distributing sand and salt as needed.

The National Weather Service is predicting scattered flurries after midnight, and says there is a 30 percent chance of measurable accumulation.

Comments

El_Mysterioso 2 years, 4 months ago

Wow!! That new treatment solution really works! I had no trouble at all getting around tonight.

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tange 2 years, 4 months ago

And just how much snow will privatization of the National Weather Service bring us?

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Jane 2 years, 4 months ago

Cheese and crackers!!! It's ONE inch of snow, do we need to pretreat? Wasteful wasteful wasteful use of beet juice.

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Christine Anderson 2 years, 4 months ago

And so begins another season of panicking over nothing. Hee, hee,hee...

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