The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for Rockingham County in effect until midnight tonight. The forecast calls for a mixed precipitation of snow, sleet, and freezing rain, with an accumulation of 5 to 10 inches. This open thread was originally posted January 18: There’s only a dusting of snow in Harrisonburg […]
It’s no Snowpocalypse, but snow has been accumulating in Harrisonburg since early Thursday morning, and the National Weather Service issued a “winter weather advisory” for Harrisonburg and Rockingham County, in effect until 7:00 this evening.
The Harrisonburg Fire Department is announcing a new “Adopt-A-Hydrant” program for Harrisonburg citizens. Last year the numerous snow storms kept firefighters busy shoveling snow for days. Hydrants were buried under the piles of snow and would have taken precious minutes to locate in the event of a fire.
At last night’s City Council meeting, the city’s Director of Public Works Jim Baker said that this year’s winter weather has already busted the budget by costing more than twice thrice the amount allocated for snow and ice removal. The 2010 budget set aside $220,773 for snow and ice removal, but Baker says that due […]
Today the city announced that starting Monday, February 15, they will issue citations for unshoveled sidewalks in the city. From the release sent out this afternoon: “Under city code section 6-1-15, sidewalks are to be clear within three hours of the end of snowfall or by ten in the morning if the snow has fallen […]
Two JMU students were arrested by the Harrisonburg Police Department on Saturday. Big deal, right? But what’s making waves is what they were arrested for, and the charges they now face.
City Manager Kurt Hodgen has officially declared a local emergency in Harrisonburg, due to the amount of snow we have already received, and additional accumulation expected today and tomorrow.
The first flakes have already begun to fall on Harrisonburg in what may shape up to be our biggest snowstorm of the year.