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WEATHER STATEMENT #1 2018
WEDNESDAY JANUARY 3, 2018 8:30 AM AUTHORITY HOLDENER FREEPORT OEM

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

*WINDS… NORTH 35 TO 45 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS
*HAZARD TYPES… SNOW
* ACCUMULATIONS... 3 TO 6 INCHES
* TEMPERATURES...IN THE MID TO UPPER 20’S.
* TIMING… AFTER 10 PM THIS EVENING
* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL DUE TO SNOW ACCUMULATIONS. REDUCED VISIBILITIES AT TIMES OF SNOW SQUALLS
WE ARE ASKING ALL RESIDENTS TO PLEASE MOVE YOUR CARS OFF THE STREETS THROUGHOUT THE VILLAGE, WHILE USING YOUR SNOWBLOWER OR SHOVELS, AIM THE SNOW TOWARDS YOUR HOUSE, NOT OUT INTO THE STREET. IF YOU HAVE A FIRE HYDRANT NEAR YOUR HOME, PLEASE MAKE A SMALL PATH AND HAVE THE HYDRANT EXPOSED
FREEPORT EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT IS MONITORING THIS IMPENDING EVENT AND WILL KEEP EVERYONE ADVISED. PLEASE KEEP YOURSELVES INFORMED VIA TV, OR NOAA RADIO ON RADIO STATION 1690 AM ON FREEPORTS EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT’S RADIO STATION 24/7.
THIS INFORMATION IS FOR THE USE OF VILLAGE OF FREEPORT ONLY