A city ordinance forbids motorists from parking vehicles on public streets any time wihtin twenty-four hours after a snow fall of three inches or more. Such parking is allowed after the snow has been removed. Streets designated as snow removal streets in the city are:
Level 1 Snow Alert — Roadways are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow. Roads are also icy; drive carefully.
Level 2 Snow Advisory — Roadways are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow. Only those who feel it is necessary to drive should be out on the roadways. Contact your employer to see if you should report to work.
Level 3 Snow Emergency — All roadways are closed to non-emergency personnel. No one should be out during these conditions unless it is absolutely necessary to travel. All employees should contact their employer to see if they should report to work. Those traveling on the roadways may subject themselves to arrest.
NATIONAL SUMMARY -A cold front tracking across the East spread showers and thunderstorms across the region yesterday with colder air moving across the region in the wake of the front. Some of the strongest storms associated with this front moved over southeastern Pennsylvania late yesterday afternoon with wind gusts as high as 55 mph, knocking over several trees and power lines. Hail ranging from the size of peas to quarters was also a byproduct of these storms. Warm air surged ahead of this cold front, reaching 80 degrees as far north as Georgetown, Del. -Temperatures remained above normal in the Plains with a few thunderstorms developing over western Kansas and western Nebraska late in the day, producing wind gusts up to 50 mph. A low pressure system tracking over the Pacific Northwest spread showers and a few thunderstorms across the region, as well as strong winds over the Four Corners region. This resulted in wind gusts ranging from 55 mph to 80 mph across Utah with the strongest winds north and east of Salt Lake City. While much of the precipitation from this system stayed out of the Southwest, a few morning showers managed to make their way far enough south to reach San Francisco, resulting in the city's first measurable rainfall since April 4. SPECIAL WEATHER Powerful Storm Slams Utah -Today marks the anniversary of when a powerful storm took aim at Utah back in 1999. Heavy snow buried parts of the state with the town of Sinks Canyon receiving 4 feet of snow. Strong winds lashed the state in addition to the snow with a wind gust of 113 mph in Brigham City setting a new state record for a gust below the elevation of 5,000 feet. WEATHER HIGHLIGHTS Record High from Tuesday: -San Juan, Puerto Rico, tied the record of 95 degrees, originally set in 1983. Record High Minimums from Tuesday: -Newport Beach, Calif., tied the record of 60 degrees, originally set in 1997. -El Cajon, Calif., tied the record of 59 degrees, originally set in 1997. -Riverside, Calif., tied the record of 57 degrees, originally set in 1997. -Big Bear, Calif., set a record of 44 degrees, breaking the record of 43 degrees set in 1999. Rainfall Records from Tuesday: -Stanley, Idaho, had 0.33 of an inch, breaking the record of 0.26 of an inch set in 1923. -Lake Yellowstone, Wyo., had 0.30 of an inch, breaking the record of 0.16 of an inch set in 2003. Severe Weather Reports from Tuesday: -Shingles were blown off a roof in Rigby, Idaho. -The roof was blown off a trailer in Bonneville County, Idaho. -Power poles were downed and others were damaged in Fremont County, Idaho. -Trees and wires were downed in Lititz, Pa. -Trees were blown down in West Philadelphia, Pa. -A 61-mph wind gust was recorded in Tucumcari, N.M. 24-Hour Rainfall Totals, as of 1 a.m. EDT Wednesday: Monticello, AR 0.86" Troutdale, OR 0.85" Pecos, TX 0.81" Bonneville, ID 0.75" Tacoma, WA 0.74" Astoria, OR 0.73" Great Falls, MT 0.63" Omak, WA 0.60" Seattle, WA 0.57" Bremerton, WA 0.57" Tuscaloosa, AL 0.55" Greenville, MS 0.53" Vancouver, WA 0.52" Cleveland, MS 0.49" Ephrata, WA 0.46" North Bend, OR 0.45" Utah Wind Gusts from Tuesday (in mph): Ogden Peak 96 Vernon Hill 86 South Mountain 82 Signal Peak 75 Sherwood Hills 74 Lehi 73 Draper 72 Dog Valley 66 DAILY EXTREMES National High Yesterday 97 at Phoenix, Arizona National Low Yesterday 23 at Leadville, Colorado COPYRIGHT 2014 ACCUWEATHER, INC
Copyright AccuWeather, Inc. 2014 All Rights Reserved APRIL 23 PLACE YEAR EVENT _________________________________________________________________________ Laramie, Wyo. 1983 On this date, 16 inches of snow (12 inches in eight hours). Fargo, N.D. 1990 The high temperature reached 91 degrees, the earliest 90-degree (or above) reading on record.
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