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Norristown Declares Snow Emergency and Delayed Government Opening

The announcement comes amidst a winter storm warning from the National Weather Service.

Norristown, around the Airy Street area on Jan. 2, 2014. Credit: Nicole Foulke
Norristown, around the Airy Street area on Jan. 2, 2014. Credit: Nicole Foulke

Following is a media release provided by the Municipality of Norristown:

The Municipality of Norristown has declared a snow emergency from 6:00 p.m. lasting until January 3rd at 12:00 p.m. The storm will potentially produce 4-6 inches of snow, mainly during the overnight hours with temperatures that will drop rapidly into Friday.  Subzero wind chills are also likely.

The Municipality has implemented a two-hour opening delay on Friday, January 3rd, for all non-essential personnel.  Until further notice, Municipal offices will open at 10:30 a.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MrABC123 January 03, 2014 at 12:04 PM
I hope they don't wait until everyone has their property shoveled out to decide to plow the snow back on everyone's property.
MrABC123 January 03, 2014 at 04:27 PM
I understand Public Works will be working on Saturday. That's good I guess because I haven't seen a plow truck all day. I guess they're waiting to collect OT. So be ready to get plowed in tomorrow after all our hard work today.

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