Snow Emergencies

Snow Emergency Lifted

The Snow Emergency Operations team worked throughout the night last night and day today to keep the Mount Rainier community safe during the recent Winter Weather Event. The Public Works Department have cleared city streets and sidewalks of snow and sleet. To reduce the chance of refreezing tonight, Public Works crews will be treating the …

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Afternoon Update: Winter Weather Event March 14

The Public Works Department has worked through the night and is continuing work throughout the day to make sure that city streets and sidewalks are clear. The Emergency Routes have been prioritized to allow emergency vehicle access and Public Works crews are now working our way through clearing the residential streets. The crews are currently working to …

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Update: Winter Weather Event

City streets and sidewalks have been pretreated with salt in anticipation of the winter weather event forecasted for tonight into tomorrow.​ A Snow Emergency went into effect today at 6:00 pm and Public Works Department crews are standing by on location for snow removal in the event of snow accumulation.The National Weather Service Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 2:00 pm, …

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Snow Emergency Announcement

In preparation for the forecasted winter weather event, The City of Mount Rainier has declared a Snow Emergency to be in effect beginning 6:00 pm Monday, March 13, 2017.Parking on Emergency Routes is prohibited during a Snow Emergency.Emergency Routes are as follows:34th Street from Eastern Avenue to Arundel RoadChillum Road from Arundel Road to the …

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National Weather Winter Weather Advisory January 13, 2017

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Prince George’s County and is forecasting a wintery mix of snow, sleet, and freezing rain. The Public Works Department is monitoring the conditions and standing by for pretreatment if necessary. Public Works staff will be on call throughout the weekend. Please do not hesitate to …

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The National Weather Service Update January 6, 2017

The National Weather Service is predicting snow tonight with a total accumulation of less than a half inch possible and around one inch of new accumulation Saturday, January 7, 2017 before noon. The City streets and sidewalks were pretreated yesterday, in preparation and Public Works Staff will be on call through the weekend for snow removal …

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National Weather Service Update: January 5, 2017

 The National Weather Service has forecasted flurries this afternoon, January 5, 2017 and snow tonight until 4:00 am tonight with up to one inch accumulation in the Washington area.In preparation for this forecasted winter weather, the Public Works Department has been pretreating the below list of streets and sidewalks today. The Public Works Team will …

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