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City: All Roads Plowed, LBFD Volunteers on Standby, Rec/Ice Arena Open


The City of Long Beach issued the following snow update for Wednesday morning:

Public Works crews have been out plowing all night in the snow and wind, which continues to pose a challenge in the form of drifting snow. Though our roads are passable, please beware of slippery conditions as the cold temperatures will not allow the snow and ice to melt.

Please continue to stay off roads if possible. If you must drive, leave extra time take it very slow. 

When shoveling, please take care not to shovel into the streets if possible to avoid plowing in your neighbors. Also, we encourage Long Beach residents to check on their neighbors, especially seniors, to be sure that everyone is OK and has what they need.

As a reminder, recycling has been suspended today so the City was able to send out additional vehicles to sand and plow the streets.

While the work continues, every single road in the City's 52 miles of road has seen a plow and a sander at least twice.

The Long Beach Fire Department posted the following announcement on its Facebook page Wednesday morning

Over the past 15 hours, volunteers from the Long Beach Fire Department have been standing by at each firehouse in Long Beach, assuring rapid response times to any emergency. Firefighters and Emergency Medical Technicians will continue to staff apparatus throughout the day as snow removal operations continue.

The Long Beach Parks & Recreation Department posted the following announcement on its Facebook page Wednesday morning

The Recreation Center and Ice Arena are open today. 

The Weight Room and Fitness Center will be open until 10PM
The Municipal pool is open until 10PM today (except from 5 to 8PM for swim practice)
There is a public session from 9AM to 11AM today at the Ice Arena
Toddler Yoga is canceled and will be made up later in the season.
Arthritis Class is canceled and will be made up later in the season.
Swim lessons are postponed for today and will be made up later in the season.
Swim Club and Swim Team will meet today!!
Please Drive Safely and check back for updates.

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