Freezing drizzle likely. Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 28. East wind around 11 mph.
Snow likely, possibly mixed with freezing rain before noon, then snow. Patchy blowing snow after noon. Patchy fog after 9am. Temperature falling to around 17 by 5pm. Blustery, with a north wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Snow, mainly before midnight. Patchy blowing snow before midnight. Patchy fog before 10pm. Low around 13. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 9 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
In a move that could favorably affect property currently in the flood plain, the Crete City Council approved a mapping proposal by Olsson Associates at the first regular meeting of 2019 (Jan. 2).
City Administrator Tom Ourada . . .
Winter weather and city services
City of Crete personnel are tasked with services in preparation for, during, and after winter weather events.
Police Department (24 hours) - . . .
The City of Crete has equipment and a weather protocol in place for use of a salt brine system to combat icy streets in priority areas this winter.
The process could be used as soon as this week.
Use of the salt brine process . . .
Since 2008, the City of Crete has made recycling available to residents with service provided by The Garbage Company, which is also the city’s refuse hauler. Recycling collection is included in the city’s garbage collection . . .
You can receive emergency alerts for Crete and the surrounding area by subscribing to Blue Rivers Basin Community Alert System (Gage, Jefferson, and Saline Counties). Link to set up Alert Sense free of charge:
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