1001 AM EDT WED MAR 12 2014
...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT THIS
A WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON.
* TIMING: THROUGH MID AFTERNOON.
* WINDS: NORTH TO NORTHWESTERLY WINDS OF 25 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS
OF AROUND 45 MPH.
* IMPACTS: DRIVING ON EAST-WEST ROADWAYS AND HIGHWAYS MAY BE
VERY DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES SUCH AS
SEMIS AND RECREATIONAL VEHICLES. MINOR TREE AND BUILDING
DAMAGE IS ALSO POSSIBLE.
A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 35 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS
THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH
PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.
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How many drivers do we have on the streets during a snow storm?
The City Garage has 20 drivers.
How long does it take to clear all of the streets?
During a 2"-4" snow, all streets are usually
passable within 24 hours.
Who determines the order of snow removal?
We adhere to our Snow Removal Plan so that all streets are passable as soon as possible.
How can residents obtain treatment, medication, or get to their scheduled appointments?
Anyone with an emergency should call 911. Those with
non-emergencies should call 379-1689.
Why does downtown get so much attention?
All main arterials lead to downtown, and Washington
Street is a main thoroughfare.
How will I know when the Snow Emergency has been lifted?
All weather-related information will be broadcast via local radio stations.
Who do I call to report property damage from the snow plows?
The Columbus City Garage at 376-2508.
Will my trash be picked up during a Snow Emergency?
Yes, unless otherwise announced via local radio stations.