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Spokane's new snowplow plan: Faster plowing, narrower streets, bigger berms

Pacific Northwest Inlander (blog)
"You have the trade-off because we'll now be plowing earlier, which will cause larger berms," Condon says. "Where before, you know, we would allow it [to remain unplowed and] in many cases you'd have warmups right after snow , so often it would melt."

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DC updates snow strategy; adds cash, contractors and gear

In the District, the Department of Public Works snow budget is up about 85 percent this year to $8.6 million. The increase includes approximately $2.5 million to rent or lease equipment, $580,000 for additional salt to help treat more roads ahead of a ...

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How I capture Kansas City in photographs of light, rain and snow

Kansas City Star (blog)
My fascination began seriously at age 15, when my buddies and I would ride on our bikes on the lower level of the Intercity Viaduct from KCK over to the “big town,” cameras strapped to our bike carriers. It was as much a teenage adventure as it was a ...

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First big wind, rain storm of fall coming this week

KING5.com (blog)
After an almost perfect fall weekend (of the sunny kind), we are about to see a big change in the weather patterns that will give us the other kind of fall weather -- wet and windy. It has been a ... Snow levels will be bouncing between about 5,000 and ...

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