With the threat of heavy snow over the next couple of days, the City of Auburn reminds citizens to take proper precautions during major winter weather events, including:
Citizens can keep updated on weather-related or emergency information from local radio and television stations. Additionally, the City of Auburn will communicate via:
It’s important to understand that when snow emergencies are declared, the City of Auburn and DeKalb County are not always under the same restrictions. At times, city streets may be clear, while county roads are impassable. Therefore, before traveling, citizens are encouraged to check information sources for both the City of Auburn and DeKalb County.
“We want our citizens to be safe and take proper precautions. If they live within the city and Auburn is not under a snow emergency, then it’s safe to drive within our city limits,” explains Norm Yoder, Mayor of Auburn. “However, if a citizen lives outside city limits, and county roads have been declared unsafe and impassable, then citizens should follow the restrictions set by DeKalb County. Above all else, use good judgment and err on the side of safety.”
Mayor Yoder also advises citizens to check with employers directly regarding the status of openings and closings.
Different Weather Emergency Levels
The City of Auburn and DeKalb County use the following weather emergency levels:
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