Thursday, December 10, 2009

It'll Take Four Days To Dig Out, City Says

Digging out from Wednesday's snowfall will be a chore as a N.D.G. resident on Melrose Ave. finds. Photograph by: John Kenney, The Gazette

From The Montreal Gazette:

MONTREAL – It will take more than four days to clean up the first major snowstorm of the season and city officials are urging residents to ease the clean-up by taking public transit Thursday.

If the snow tapers off Thursday as expected and the total accumulation is 25 centimetres as Environment Canada predicts, snow removal should start Thursday morning and take at least 96 hours, a city spokesperson said.

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Update: Quebec hit by first winter storm of the season -- CTV

My Comment: It was another typical Montreal snowstorm.

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