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Be alert for falling chunks of ice...


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Cold temperatures over the last week have allowed significant

accumulations of ice and snow to remain on buildings and other

exposed structures. Temperatures over the last 24 hours have

rapidly warmed above freezing.


Large chunks of ice and snow will have the potential to slide off

buildings... and will pose a serious threat to people and

property. Please be aware of this threat when walking near

buildings... especially in downtown areas. Try to avoid parking

your vehicle near or under tall structures to prevent property



In addition... many area ponds and lakes became ice covered over

the last several weeks. But with the return to above freezing

temperatures many of these waterways are not safe to walk or

skate on. Rapidly warming temperatures will continue to make thin

ice even thinner. For safety... stay off all ice covered bodies of


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