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By John McCallum
Managing Editor 

Precautions and prescriptions for the next snowfall

City codes dictate who is responsible for what when the white stuff falls


Last updated 10/29/2020 at 11:13am

CHENEY – While not as early as last year’s first snowfall, Friday’s snowstorm created about as much damage and confusion — especially when it comes to who does what when the white stuff falls.

According to the National Weather Service, 6.2 inches of snow had accumulated at Spokane International Airport by 7 p.m. Oct. 23, easily surpassing the previous October record of 3.3 inches set last Oct. 8-9 last year. The early arrival of both storms caused numerous problems not usually seen with other winter snowfalls in that most of the trees still had their leaves — creating excess weigh...

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