City of Twin Falls: Stay Home
TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KLIX) The City of Twin Falls is asking residents to stay home today if they don't need to go anywhere. City Spokesman Josh Palmer says if people don't have any reason to leave there homes to stay inside.
Palmer says city snowplows will begin to work on residential streets now that they have cleared most main streets in the city. The city has seen a number of people slide off the road as they set out this morning. Police have responded to many calls for assistance to get people unstuck. Palmer says they'd prefer their officers be on-call for emergencies. The city has given it's employees time to get to work by not opening until noon today. Palmer says they have not had any major issues due to the weather.
The Magic Valley Airport has been able to keep runways clear and operational this morning thanks to a dedicated snow team. Airport Manager Bill Carberry says yesterdays blizzard conditions forced the cancellations of the midday flight. Other flight came and went as scheduled.
The city is also reminding people to prepare their homes for expected frigid temperatures in the next few days. The city water workers will be on-call to help if anyone experiences issues. Palmer says it may take some time for them to show up.