Phase I emergency snow ordinance to take effect Saturday

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) –The city is asking residents to move vehicles from emergency snow routes starting at 5 a.m. Saturday.

The National Weather Service in Kansas City/Pleasant Hill issued a Winter Storm Warning for freezing rain and snow in effect from midnight Friday to noon on Sunday, according to a news release from the city.

The forecast includes freezing rain that will develop overnight with snow expected Saturday evening.

In anticipation of these weather conditions, the city manager has declared that Phase I of the emergency snow ordinance will take effect at 5 a.m. on Saturday.

That means vehicles on emergency snow routes must be removed or they will be towed at the owner’s expense. Cul-de-sacs on all streets are included in the Phase I route designation, according to the news release.

Phase I includes the following streets:

Gay Street, Water to Ridgeview

South Street, Main to Maguire

Grover Street, Holden to Mitchell

Clark Street, Holden to Mitchell

Houx Street, Washington to Holden

Washington, Business 50 to Houx

Warren, Business 50 to Hunt

Holden, Cleveland to Gay

Holden, Grover to Hale Lake Road

College, Business 50 to South

Mitchell Street, Gay to DD Highway

Burkarth Road, Gay to Business 50

Ridgeview, Gay to Montserrat

Clark Street, Main Street to Springridge Road

Springridge Road, Clark Street to one-tenth (1/10) mile north to Timberline Drive

Warren Street, Young Street to Russell Avenue

Russell Avenue, Warren Street to Maguire

Ridgeview Drive, Corporate Drive to railroad tracks

Updates will be made as they become available to the city’s website at, Facebook page at, the city’s Twitter account @CityWarrensburg and the Warrensburg Fire Department’s Twitter account @WBG_FIRE_OEM.

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One Response to Phase I emergency snow ordinance to take effect Saturday

  1. marti Reply

    December 21, 2013 at 11:56 am

    If you do not have internet access or cable TV how would a city resident know this was in effect?

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