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 -Sultry air invaded the northern Plains and Upper Midwest on Monday. Severe thunderstorms erupted during the afternoon and evening across the Dakotas and blasted east into Minnesota through the night. Damaging winds, hail, flooding downpours and even a tornado were all observed as these storms rumbled through the region. The tornado touched down near Brantford, North Dakota, but did not cause significant damage. Powerful winds tore down trees and power lines and left many in the dark. A pontoon was flipped on Lake Isabel in North Dakota as a dangerous storm rolled through. Baseball-sized hail struck Adams County, North Dakota. Flooding struck Grand Forks, North Dakota, as several streets in town turned into rivers. Another zone of severe storms struck western Kansas with gusty winds and hail occurring. The Southeast had another day of heavy rainfall. Flooding was a problem across portions of the region with several locations recording over 3 inches of rainfall. That rain fell very quickly and caused flash flooding in communities. Law enforcement in Forest Beach, South Carolina, reported that a vehicle stalled in 3 feet of water. Much of the Northeast remained quiet as high pressure remained in the region. Clouds blanketed inland portions in the morning but those broke as the day progressed. Cooler temperatures pushed farther inland across the Northwest. After reaching 98 on Sunday, Boise, Idaho, dropped to 83 on Monday. Wildfires continue to rage in several states with smoke plumes causing reduced air quality across several states. SPECIAL WEATHER Mount Saint Helens Erupts Again -On this date in 1980, Mount Saint Helens erupted again, breaking more than a month of relatively quiet activity. Flash flood watches were issued within a 10-mile radius due to mudslides. WEATHER HIGHLIGHTS Record Low from Monday: -Shreveport, Louisiana, tied the record of 64 degrees, originally set in 1984. Record High from Monday: -El Paso, Texas, tied the record of 102 degrees, originally set in 1981. Rainfall Records from Monday: -Grand Forks, North Dakota, had 2.78 inches, breaking the record of 2.57 inches set in 1966. -Vero Beach, Florida, had 2.12 inches, breaking the record of 1.92 inches set in 1968. -Ukiah, California had a trace, the first time on record that rain has fallen on July 21 (records back to 1903). What a Difference a Week Makes: City: High Last Monday/High Yesterday -Pierre, SD: 71/104 -Rapid City, SD: 72/96 -North Platte, NE: 77/99 -Minneapolis, MN: 65/92 -Council Bluffs, IA: 73/95 -Omaha, NE: 76/97 24-Hour Rainfall Totals, as of 1 a.m. EDT Tuesday: Valparaiso, FL 5.39" Eufaula, AL 4.34" Orangeburg, SC 4.19" Baudette, MN 3.80" Beaufort, SC 3.18" Augusta, GA 2.79" Grand Forks, ND 2.78" Destin, FL 2.77" Wilmington, NC 2.76" Cando, ND 2.63" Bennettsville, SC 2.58" Lumberton, NC 2.48" Sanford, FL 2.47" Hollywood, FL 2.44" Vero Beach, FL 2.12" Winter Haven, FL 2.06" Scottsboro, AL 2.05" Mary Esther, FL 1.96" Darlington, SC 1.95" Thief River Falls, MN 1.77" Homestead, FL 1.70" Marion, SC 1.64" Conway, SC 1.57" Florence, SC 1.45" DAILY EXTREMES National High Yesterday 114 at Death Valley, California National Low Yesterday 35 at Bryce Canyon, Utah COPYRIGHT 2014 ACCUWEATHER, INC
Copyright AccuWeather, Inc. 2014 All Rights Reserved JULY 22 PLACE YEAR EVENT ________________________________________________________________________ Waterbury, Conn. 1926 The high of 105 degrees set a new record high for the state. Spokane, Wash. 1980 Mt. St. Helen's erupted again; a flash flood watch was issued for a 20-mile radius due to mudslides.
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