What a 'Snow emergency' means for Sidney residents


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Sidney and the surrounding region has already confronted two winter storms in the past month. With a few months remaining in winter, the area will likely see a few more.

With a pair of winter storms already tallied in the past month, odds are good there'll be at least a few more to hit the region before winter ends.

In Sidney, when a major winter storm is forecast to strike the community, city officials may declare a snow emergency.

Geri Anthony, interim city manager, is tasked with making the declaration.

"When a major storm is being predicted, the street superintendent and the police chief talk about it, and then they call me and tell me they think [a snow emergency] should be called," she said.

Two snow emergencies have been announced this season.

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