Spokane leaders order parked cars to be moved along main routes

Spokane leaders order parked cars to be moved along main routes

Spokane leaders order parked cars to be moved along main routes

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by KREM.com

NWCN.com

Posted on February 11, 2014 at 6:28 AM

SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash.--The snow was dumping in Spokane on Monday. The City said its plows were out on the streets. It declared a Stage 1 snow event Monday afternoon.

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The City declared the Stage 1 Snow Event through a City text alert. A stage 1 snow event means there are two inches of snow on the ground and four more anticipated, according to the City.

Leaders added parked cars needed to be moved off arterial and bus routes.

The City said it had nine deicer/plows covering the emergency, arterial, bus and hill routes.

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In addition, the City said five sanders were out covering North, South and the Central business district as well as outlying areas.

READ: Downtown snow berms create parking problems

Spokane Valley leaders said crews would be heading out Monday afternoon to plow primary and secondary arterials as well as hillsides. 

They will be coordinating with the Spokane Valley Police to address problem areas and are monitoring conditions as needed.


There was a winter weather advisory for parts of the Inland Northwest on Monday with widespread snow across the region.

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