The Storm Prediction Center has placed the southern third of Indiana under a Slight Risk for strong to severe showers and thunderstorms during the late afternoon to early evening hours, with an initial band in southern parts of the state earlier this afternoon. The main hazards at this time are large hail and damaging winds. An isolated tornado threat exists as well.
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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.