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 It was a warm, humid and stormy Sunday across much of the East yesterday with some storms producing gusty winds around the I-95 corridor. Lightning from one thunderstorms that tracked over New York City struck three people in the Bronx while storms around Washington, D.C. brought down trees and power lines. Heavy downpours also accompanied the thunderstorms in the East which led to several incidents of flooding. One thunderstorm even produced an EF0 tornado in Worchester, Massachusetts. Thunderstorms also rumbled across the northern Plains yesterday afternoon with severe thunderstorms erupting from Minnesota to Kansas. Winds as strong as 80 mph and hail as large as tennis balls were seen with the worst of the storms, but fortunately there were no confirmed reports of tornadoes. It was a dry day across the balance of the nation with near 100-degree heat over the southern Plains and near-normal temperatures across the West. SPECIAL WEATHER Tropical Storm Elena Hits Houston Today marks the anniversary of when Tropical Storm Elena impacted Houston, Texas, on this date in 1979. A thunderstorm associated with Elena unleashed a lightning bolt at the Houston ship channel dock which hit an oil tanker and set off an explosion. Three people died as a result of the explosion. Oily raindrops fell on a residential area downwind from the explosion. WEATHER HIGHLIGHTS Severe Weather Reports Sunday: --Kyle, South Dakota, had a wind gust to 64 mph. --Tennis-ball sized hail fell 4 miles west of Beloit, Kansas. --60-mph wind gust in Moville, Iowa. --62-mph wind gust in Sarasota, Florida. --Steamy air spreading from the Ohio Valley to the Great Lakes spread a swath of heavy rain over western and central Ohio on Sunday. Most of the excessive rainfall stretched from north of Cincinnati to Columbus. In hard-hit Greene County, rainfall of 5.2 inches was measured at Shawnee Lake near Jamestown. Rainfall of 5 inches was also measured a little east of Xenia. A number of roads in the area were under water. South of Dayton, rainfall was 3.47 inches outside of Springboro with flooding also reported in the area. Top rainfall reached at least 3.3 inches in the city of Hamilton. Greater Columbus was not spared, rainfall reaching to at least 2.79 inches at Dublin. --In Illinois, flooding rainfall of 3.4 inches was observed early on Sunday east of Carlock, McLean County Iroquois County, rainfall of 3.9 inches was measured outside of Milford. Flooding was reported on some roads here. --An early morning cloudburst dumped 3.93 inches of rain on the west side of Valdosta, Georgia. At the Valdosta Regional Airport, rainfall was 3.3 inches. --A sharp rise in humidity made for a warm, sticky Saturday night. Lows as of Sunday were commonly 10-15 F higher than those of early Saturday. In parts of New Jersey, the difference was 20 F. 24-Hour Rainfall Totals Ending at 1 a.m. EDT (in inches): Worcester, MA 2.41 Columbus, OH 2.38 Salina, KS 2.27 Angleton, TX 2.17 Wilmington, OH 2.12 Ames, IA 2.10 Marshalltown, IA 2.10 Barnwell, SC 2.02 Bay City, TX 1.88 Des Moines, IA 1.85 Jackson, KY 1.85 Farmington, MO 1.85 Jamestown, NY 1.84 Denison, IA 1.82 Massena, NY 1.78 Clearfield, PA 1.74 Alma, GA 1.70 Great Bend, KS 1.63 Washington, PA 1.61 Hutchinson, MN 1.55 Algona, IA 1.54 DAILY EXTREMES National High Yesterday 115 at Death Valley, California National Low Yesterday 34 at Truckee, California COPYRIGHT 2014 ACCUWEATHER, INC
Copyright AccuWeather, Inc. 2014 All Rights Reserved SEPTEMBER 01 PLACE YEAR EVENT __________________________________________________________________________ Los Angeles 1955 The temperature reached 110 degrees, making this their hottest day ever. Milwaukee, Wis. 1988 Hottest summer on record. Six days of 100 degrees or greater and 36 days of 90 or above. The average temperature of 73.8 beat the old record of 72.8 set in 1921. The normal average temperature for a summer in Milwaukee is 68.3 degrees.
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