Snow Plan, News & Events
Current Updates & Closures
Friday, February 3, 2012
11:05 am - No power outages reported in Longmont.
11:00 am - Public Works to plow residential streets on Saturday. Read the news release.
10:50 am - Longmont Municipal Court is closed Friday morning; the court opens at noon today.
10:45 am- Free landfill day in Erie on schedule for Saturday.
8:15 am - The Waste Diversion Center is closed today due to the snow storm.
7:25 am - Crews are out plowing roadways.
Thursday, Feb. 2
2 pm -
The City of Longmont is preparing for a large snow storm that is expected to begin Thursday evening. The storm is forecasted to be a slow moving, upslope storm that could bring accumulations of up to 10 inches of snow by noon on Saturday, Feb. 4. The storm is predicted to bring five inches of snow Thursday night and an additional three inches on Friday, with more snow Friday night and Saturday.
At this time Longmont will deploy snow crews beginning at 4:00 pm on Thursday afternoon. Snow crews will work continuous back to back 12 hour shifts to perform snow removal duties if needed. The crews will have 13 pieces of snow removal equipment operating through the storm.
This storm has the potential to be a Level Two or Level Three snow event. The priorities for snow removal will be the higher traffic arterials and collector streets as well as the downtown area.
The City is asking the residents to please be alert for snow equipment when driving during the storm.
For information on the snow removal efforts please call the PWNR Call Center at 303-651-8416.
- If you have any questions about snow removal plans please call the Public Works Operations Support Team at (303) 651-8416, Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. or view the "Snow and Ice Control Plan" document.
- Customers who are without power should call LPC's outage hotline at 303-776-0011 or you can also complete the online reporting form.
- The City of Longmont has posted a list of private contractors to help property owners remove damaged limbs and branches. The City will not go on private property to trim or remove tree limbs or branches. If a tree contractor is hired, the contractor must haul away the tree limbs or branches. See the List of Licensed Tree Contractors.
- For information about Schools, please visit the St. Vrain Valley School District website.
- Longmont Power & Communications (LPC) is reminding customers that electric utility personnel cannot do repair work on customer premises and damage to electric service facilities located on the building structure of homes or businesses is the responsibility of the property owner. These facilities can include the meter base, the disconnect box, the service mast, the weather head, the service attachment point (if needed), and all electric wiring within these facilities. If damages exist to these areas, the services of a private electrician will be required. Customers can also call 303-651-8386 with questions.
Para reportar una caída de luz, favor de llamar al 303-776-0011. Para reportar ramas caídas o arboles caídos, favor de llamar al 303-651-8468.
If you have any questions about snow removal plans please call the Public Works Operations Support Team at (303) 651-8416, Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. or view the "Snow and Ice Control Plan" document.
During a snow emergency, here is a list of important information for Longmont
1. Snow removal crews usually concentrate their efforts on major transportation corridors. To report areas of concern, call (303) 651-8416.
2. To report downed or damaged trees call the City of Longmont's call center at 303-651-8468.
3. Are City facilities closing? There are currently no plans to close any city facilities.
4. Trash is currently being collected on a normal schedule. For questions call Longmont Public Works at (303) 651-8416.
5. If your power line is damaged between the house and the pole, a private electrician should be called for repairs. Longmont Power & Communictions (LPC) is not responsible for this repair.
6. As melting begins
on City streets, drainage will become an important issue around the city.
To report drainage problems on city streets call (303) 651-8468
or e-mail email@example.com.
7. View Snow and Ice Removal Regulation: It is recommended that residents wait until the snow has stopped falling before removing the snow from their sidewalks. City Code
Enforcement officers want to remind residents of their obligation to remove
snow and ice from the public sidewalks adjacent to their property within 24
hours after the snow stops. If snow has been plowed onto your sidewalk you
are not required to remove the mound of snow. For more information call (303) 651-8321.
8. The City continues to provide
essential services and is currently operating without
any issues. As usual, call the Longmont Police
Department or Fire Department for emergency needs:
9-1-1 for life and
other issues, dial the non-emergency number: (303) 651-8501.
9. To report electrical
outages 24 hours a day, call Longmont
Power & Communications (LPC) at (303) 776-0011.
10. For a prerecorded update via telephone, use the City's City Source messaging system by calling (303) 774-4370 and enter ext. 1200 for english and 2200 for Spanish.
11. Snow plan updates
are also available on Comcast cable channel 16.
12. Stay up to date on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/cityoflongmont/
13. Visit us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/cityoflongmontco
14. Melting snow and low temperatures are usually a recipe for potholes. To report potholes on City streets call 303-651-8416 or fill out the online form.