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City declares stage 1 snow event

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The City of Spokane has declared a stage 1 snow event. The City of Spokane has declared a stage 1 snow event.
SPOKANE, Wash. - The City of Spokane has declared Sunday's storm a Stage 1 snow event. That means all cars should be moved to the even side of the street on residential hill routes by 10 o'clock tonight to allow snow plows to pass.


Residents are also asked to move parked cars off all arterials and fixed STA bus routes and to clear sidewalks of snow within 24 hours.


Spokane Communications Director Brian Coddington reminds drivers to be safe on the roads. Slow down, be patient and drive according to conditions. Don't follow plows closely, and do not try to pass plow trucks. Also, do not get between plows as they often work in teams, and use caution when near plow trucks as drivers may not have the same field of vision as someone in a smaller car or truck. You will see them before they see you.


Coddington said in a release that the city currently has 24 pieces of equipment focused on the snow emergency routes and major arterials.

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