MN WEATHER: 10+ Inches Of Snow Possible In Parts Of Southwest, Several Inches In Metro

MN WEATHER: 10+ Inches Of Snow Possible In Parts Of Southwest, Several Inches In Metro

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — A unique winter storm presents unusual challenges. So does cleaning streets and roads for snowplow crews that are short-staffed, partially due to COVID-19 callouts from work. Most snowplow teams in the metro are preparing to work 12 hour shifts to keep roads clear. Many of them have work to get ahead of the storm. In Overland Park, city street maintenance crews are loaded and ready for this burst of winter weather, which will likely arrive with rain on Friday night. Street crews consider this storm a challenge, since many of them were short-staffed to begin with. “Obviously, we want to have more people, but we have enough to cover the whole city right now,” Jeff Hunt, Overland Park’s street maintenance supervisor, said. Hunt’s team of 172 …
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