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 stormy end to the weekend across the Midwest, Northeast and Tennessee Valley as thunderstorms tracked across the region throughout the day and into the overnight hours. Damaging wind gusts were the biggest threat that these storms brought, with gusts past 60 mph bringing down trees and causing property damage. Hail ranging from the size of quarters to baseballs was also a product of some of the storms, with the strongest storms spinning up a few tornadoes. These storms left more than 30,000 electric customers without power across Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia and caused extensive delays at airports along the I-95 corridor. Some thunderstorms trailed back from Tennessee into Kansas and Oklahoma, but did not produce any severe weather. Dry conditions were seen from Georgia to Texas south of the thunderstorm activity, with temperatures running a few degrees above normal. -Cooler, less humid conditions pushed southward across the Plains yesterday, advancing from Montana and North Dakota down into parts of Kansas and Colorado. Thunderstorms once again fired over the Four Corners and extended into parts of Nevada and California. One of these thunderstorms slowly shifted over Colorado Springs, Colorado, during the evening hours dropping between 1 and 2 inches of rain in under an hour and causing flash flooding in the area. One thunderstorm made its way all the way into the Los Angeles area during the afternoon with a lightning strike at Venice Beach injuring 12 people and causing one fatality. This same storm also brought 0.14 of an inch of rain to the Los Angeles International Airport, the most rain the airport has received in one day during the month of July since July 12, 1992. The rest of the West was dry with temperatures a few degrees above normal. SPECIAL WEATHER Remembering Hard Hitting Hailstorm An intense hailstorm pounded the business district of Chicago on this date in 1898. Numerous horses panicked and bolted, injuring several people. None of the injuries were due to the hail hitting anyone. An 11-ounce stone was the largest measured. WEATHER HIGHLIGHTS Record Highs from Sunday: -Alma, Georgia, tied the record of 99 degrees, originally set in 1968 and first tied in 2006. -Idyllwild, California, set a record of 95 degrees, breaking the record of 94 degrees set in 1995. Record High Minimums from Sunday: -Charleston (downtown), South Carolina, tied the record of 82 degrees, originally set in 2005. -North Charleston, South Carolina, set a record of 80 degrees, breaking the record of 79 degrees set in 2005. -El Cajon, California, tied the record of 69 degrees, originally set in 2006. Record Lows from Sunday: -Sheridan, Wyoming, tied the record of 45 degrees, originally set in 1911. -Valentine, Montana, tied the record of 46 degrees, originally set in 2005. Rainfall Records from Sunday: -Oak Ridge, Tennessee, had 2.70 inches, breaking the record of 2.62 inches set in 1965. -Bristol, Tennessee, had 1.70 inches, breaking the record of 1.47 inches set in 1985. -Douglas, Arizona, had 1.66 inches, breaking the record of 1.33 inches set in 1992. -Jackson, Kentucky, had 1.37 inches, breaking the record of 0.98 of an inch set in 2007. -Los Angeles (airport), California, had 0.14 of an inch, breaking the record of a trace set many times. -Los Angeles (downtown), California, had a trace, tying the record set many times. 24-Hour Rainfall Totals, as of 1 a.m. EDT Monday: Fort Knox, KY 3.04" Oak Ridge, TN 2.70" Raton, NM 2.51" Lancaster, PA 2.19" Harrisburg, PA 2.07" Franklin, PA 2.05" Oscoda, MI 1.92" Bristol, TN 1.70" Douglas, AZ 1.66" Middlesboro, KY 1.60" Middletown, PA 1.56" Westfield, MA 1.49" Naples, FL 1.45" Frankfort, KY 1.41" Wilmington, DE 1.41" Bedford, MA 1.40" Rochester, NY 1.39" Jackson, KY 1.37" Pottstown, PA 1.36" Clarksburg, WV 1.34" Ashtabula, OH 1.31" Albany, NY 1.25" Gaylord, MI 1.24" Knoxville, TN 1.17" DAILY EXTREMES National High Yesterday 118 at Death Valley, California National Low Yesterday 30 at Stanley, Idaho COPYRIGHT 2014 ACCUWEATHER, INC
Copyright AccuWeather, Inc. 2014 All Rights Reserved JULY 28 PLACE YEAR EVENT ___________________________________________________________________________ New England 1949 Heat wave in New England; the hight temperature in Greenville, R.I., reached 102 degrees. Atlantic 1990 Hurricane Bertha formed 450 miles east of Jacksonville, Fla. Maximum sustained winds were clocked at 75 mph with gusts to 90 mph.
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