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Windsor News

Posted on: November 25, 2019

Winter Storm Update

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Post Update (11/27, 6:21 a.m.): Please drive safely, roads will be slick today. Town facilities are open today, Nov. 27 and will be closed again Thursday, Nov. 28 and Friday, Nov. 29 to observe Thanksgiving. 

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Post Update (11/26, 8:07 a.m.): All town facilities will be closed today, including the Community Recreation Center, Town Hall, and administrative offices.

Police remain on duty 24/7. In an emergency, please call 911.

Because of last night's accumulation and anticipated additional snow, we ask residents to assess conditions and necessity before traveling. Snow crews plowed main roads through the night and hope to start on residential streets as the snow starts to subside.

Here are a few helpful tips to keep in mind:
>> Please consider parking somewhere other than the street.
>> If you live by a hydrant, please make sure it is visible.
>> Do not shovel snow into the street, shovel it into the grass.
>> Clear sidewalks within 24 hours of accumulation.

Thanks to the town's Public Works and Parks crews who have worked tirelessly throughout this winter storm.

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Post Update (11/25, 8:45 p.m.): All town facilities, including Town Hall, the Windsor Police administrative office and the Community Recreation Center, will operate on a delayed schedule on Tuesday, Nov. 26. All facilities will open at 10 a.m.

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Post Update (11/25, 7:57 p.m.): The Community Recreation Center closes at 8 p.m. on Monday, November 25. The facility will re-open at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, November 26. The Tree Board meeting, scheduled for Nov. 26, has been cancelled.

Original Post (11/25, 3:33 p.m.): Windsor snow crews (staff from Public Works and Parks) have been on alert since early this morning. With this storm, our Snow Shift crews intend to focus on main arterial and collector streets, major and minor intersections, traffic lights, stop signs, sharp curves, hills, roundabouts and emergency facilities during the heaviest part of the storm.  

Once the snowstorm subsides--and depending on how much snow has fallen--the town will be able to assess residential side streets.  

Please be aware that staff make it a priority to remove snow and ice from main roadways and major intersections as quickly and efficiently as possible while keeping essential roads open for the upcoming Holiday.  The goal of snow and ice removal operations is to return road surfaces to safe winter driving conditions as soon as possible with the resources we have available.  

Remember... safety first, safety foremost. Before you go out during this winter storm, please assess weather and travel conditions. Each snowstorm has variable conditions and it's hard to accurately predict the storm's impact. According to the US National Weather Service Denver/Boulder Colorado, Windsor should expect snow showers tonight, which may be heavy at times. There may also be patchy, blowing snow after 10 p.m. and snow accumulation of 9-13 inches possible. We may see up to 3 more inches tomorrow.  

To receive Town of Windsor traffic and accident alerts via text or email or both, please sign up at windsorgov.com/notifyme.  

Also consider signing up for emergency alerts at LETA911.org. While it's serviced through the Larimer Telephone Authority, it is available to all Windsor residents through an intergovernmental agreement and it serves as the town's reverse 9-1-1 system. If you live in Weld County, you can also sign up for Code RED alerts at weld911alert.com.  

At this point it time, tomorrow's Tree Board meeting has been cancelled, all public facilities currently remain open and tonight's town board meeting is happening as planned. Updates will be posted to windsorgov.com as they become available.

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