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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
1:50 p.m. CST - January 1, 2014
Emergency Snow Routes Activated
(SEDALIA, MISSOURI): Effective Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at 3:00 p.m., the City of Sedalia has activated the EMERGENCY SNOW ROUTES on the basis of the weather forecast of snow. According to the National Weather Service, the City of Sedalia is under a Winter Weather Advisory from 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 1, 2014 to 6:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 2, 2014. Sedalia may receive 2-4 inches of snow starting at 3:00 p.m. on January 1st and lasting until 5:00 a.m. on January 2nd. 30 mph wind gusts may also affect visibility.
Per Ordinance No. 7593, the City's Emergency Snow Routes will automatically be activated when Sedalia receives snow and ice accumulations of 2 inches or more during the period from 6:00 a.m. until 11:00 p.m. of any day. During this activation, parking is prohibited on the streets designated as Emergency Snow Routes. The parking prohibition will be in effect until terminated by announcement or the street is substantially clear of snow and ice from curb to curb for the length of the entire block.
Violator’s automobiles will be towed.
A map of the Emergency Snow Routes is enclosed here. More information is available on-line at www.sedalia.com/snow.
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