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Boise Declares State of Emergency to Assist with Snow Removal

6 Jan 2017, 2:31 pm

The Mayor of Boise, Idaho has declared a State of Emergency for the city to assist with snow removal. Record amounts of snowfall has occurred in the city so far this Winter and more is on the way this weekend. The declaration remains in effect for a week.

The Mayor has declared a state of emergency. This lasts for seven days so that the city can provide the services we need…

Posted by Boise City Council Member Lauren McLean on Thursday, January 5, 2017

On Wednesday, 6.5″ of snow fell on the city, setting a record for that day. That was the 15th heaviest snowfall on record for Boise. The current snow depth of 15″ is the most ever recorded on the ground for the area.

With our near record breaking snow levels this winter we want to remind everyone to keep their sidewalks clear of snow….

Posted by City of Boise on Wednesday, January 4, 2017

The National Weather Service reports that Ada County has been hit with a soon-to-be record storm event not seen since…

Posted by Ada County Highway District (ACHD) on Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Cold temperatures have been felt over the area, preventing snow melt from occurring. Some of the coldest readings felt in 26 years have settled over the area. Snow removal has been a challenge due to the heavy accumulations on the ground and cold readings.

As of this afternoon, we have had to relocate vehicles parked on the street to make way for crews to clear snow and ice…

Posted by City of Boise on Thursday, January 5, 2017

More snow is forecast for region this weekend. The snow depth for the city is likely to rise as accumulations are likely. Some warming is possible next week which will likely melt some snow.

For WeatherNation: Meteorologist Mace Michaels

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