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Posted on: February 5, 2014

[ARCHIVED] Winter weather returns to Willamette Valley - Updated 2 pm

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for the Eugene area. Eugene is expected to see snow continuing today with the potential of freezing rain to follow. Employees throughout the City are gearing up to respond to conditions as appropriate.

Public Works crews have been monitoring the conditions, sanding and plowing priority routes. Crews will work through the night and continue workiing 24/7 until the storm event is over. The public can stay informed on the status of Eugene road conditions at www.eugene-or.gov/snow.

Eugene Police have issued a driving advisory for possible slick commute conditions and driving tips are available for those who will need to travel during adverse weather.

Municipal Court remains open, but due to weather conditions, alternate times are available for those unable to travel today. More on Municipal Court schedules here.

All City Community Centers and Pools will close at 3 pm. today. The Downtown Library will be open until 6 pm, however First Friday entertainment at the Library has been canceled. The early closures are due to deteriorating weather conditions and few residents using the services.
i>Updated information will continue to be available on the City of Eugene’s website at: www.eugene-or.gov as well as via Twitter at @CityofEugene.

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