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News Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Monday, February 07, 2011

CONTACT: Melissa Bedford Fears
Public Communications Coordinator
(816) 969-1014 office
(816) 572-0605 cell

City Crews Pre-treating Streets in Preparation for More Snow: Please remind children not to play in snow piles

City of Lee’s Summit crews are pre-treating primary, secondary and residential streets today in preparation for snow forecast for our area on Tuesday, Feb. 8.

According to Weather or Not, the City’s weather service, snow is forecast to begin between 9 a.m. – noon on Tuesday in the area. The forecast map shows snow accumulations of ½ inch in the northern part of Lee’s Summit and up to 1 to 2 inches of snow in the extreme southern part of the City.

All of the snow in our City has created an opportunity for a number of fun-filled outside play activities. As a result, the City would like to remind residents to review the following safety rules with children regarding winter weather play:

  • Do not build snowmen near or in the street
  • Do not play or build tunnels in snow piles and windrows, especially on or near streets and driveways

These are just a few important rules to follow in order to prevent children from becoming injured by individuals driving vehicles and operating equipment on streets.
 

For more information about the City’s Snow Removal efforts, please contact the Snow Desk at (816) 969-1870. Residents can receive updates about the City’s snow removal efforts by e-mail, cell phone text message and Web by signing up at www.Nixle.com. Nixle is a FREE service.


 

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