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 Rain spread from the Southeast up the Eastern Seaboard to the coast of the mid-Atlantic yesterday with the heaviest rain focusing on an area from the coast of South Carolina to the east coast of Florida. Fort Johnson, located just a few miles south of Charleston, South Carolina, received some of the most rain yesterday, totaling 4.77 inches. The heavy rain also led to flooding, closing roads around Palm Coast, Florida. It was a warm day over the rest of the East where little to no rain fell with Syracuse, New York, hitting the 80-degree mark for the third day in a row. It was a warm and dry day from the southern Plains to the lower Midwest with highs climbing into the 80s, above normal for late September. A cold front moving into the Great Lakes delivered cooler, more fall-like weather from northern Wisconsin across the northern Plains as well as some showers to Wisconsin and northern Michigan. Showers and some severe thunderstorms developed over the Front Range of the Rockies during the afternoon, stretching from northeastern New Mexico into western Nebraska. Storms in this area produced hail as large as golf balls and wind gusts that gusted past 75 mph. These powerful winds blew over hundreds of trees in a forest in Archuleta County, Colorado, and destroyed tents at the Rio Grand Arts and Crafts Festival near Albuquerque, New Mexico. Fortunately, no one was injured from these strong winds. Showers and some high-elevation snow were seen over the northern and central Rockies as well as the Northwest with dry conditions over the rest of the West. SPECIAL WEATHER Anniversary of Record Cold, Snow on the Central Plains Today marks the anniversary of when the central Plains endured a record chilly and snowy day in 1985. Goodland, Kansas, was one of several places that set a September record-low temperature on this date dropping to 19 F, well below the typical low of 44 F. This date was also the third straight day that Goodland set a daily record low. The arctic air set the stage for snow to fall across Nebraska as 3.8 inches whitened Grand Island. That broke the city's record for the earliest occurrence of measurable snow. WEATHER HIGHLIGHTS Storm Reports for Monday, Sept. 29: --A waterspout was observed near Coppitt Key, Florida, during Monday morning. --A waterspout was observed near Key West, Florida, during Monday morning. --Flash flooding occurred in Charleston, South Carolina, during Monday morning. --A funnel cloud was observed near Bermuda, during Monday morning. --A tornado was on the ground for one minute, causing no damage 10 miles northwest of Delta, Colorado. --1.75-inch hail was reported in Centennial, Colorado. --1.75-inch hail was reported 7 miles north of Elizabeth, Colorado. --1.50-inch hail was reported in Dulce, New Mexico. --1.50-inch hail was reported 13 miles south of Alliance, Nebraska. --1.25-inch hail was reported in Otis, Colorado. --1.00-inch hail was reported 1 mile southeast of Highlands Ranch, Colorado. --Hundreds of trees were downed in a forest area 4 miles east of Pagosa Springs, Colorado. --A 62-mph wind gust was reported 5 miles south of Albuquerque, New Mexico. 24-Hour Rainfall Totals ending at 1 a.m. EDT (in inches): Leesburg, FL 3.73 Jacksonville, FL (Intl. Apt) 3.05 Mayport, FL 2.56 Melbourne, FL 2.48 Scottsbluff, NE 2.32 Pine Ridge, SD 2.05 Orlando, FL (Executive Apt) 1.97 Jacksonville, FL (Craig Apt) 1.94 Chadron, NE 1.90 Sidney, NE 1.86 Custer, SD 1.86 Orlando, FL (Intl. Apt) 1.84 Tamiami, FL 1.76 Philip, SD 1.70 Cape Canaveral, FL 1.59 Kimball, NE 1.36 Moncks Corner, SC 1.34 Stuart, FL 1.33 Deland, FL 1.29 Rapid City, SD 1.29 Torrington, WY 1.17 DAILY EXTREMES National High Yesterday 99 at Death Valley, California National Low Yesterday 23 at Bodie State Park, California COPYRIGHT 2014 ACCUWEATHER, INC
Copyright AccuWeather, Inc. 2014 All Rights Reserved SEPTEMBER 30 PLACE YEAR EVENT _________________________________________________________________________ San Diego, Calif. 1970 Strong Santa Ana winds create fire disaster in interior parts of county (Sept. 25 to 30); 500,000 acres burned. New York 1991 Record cold morning; Buffalo had 32 degrees, tying the all-time September low. Syracuse dropped to 28 degrees, breaking the old record of 32 set in 1942. Albany hit 28, erasing the 29-degree record of 1951. Other lows (not official records) included 21 degrees at Angelica, 22 at Watertown, 24 at Ithaca and 25 at Elmira.
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