Xcel Energy Urges Customers to Clear Snow from Gas Meters

Gently move snow with a shovel or brush, never a snowblower

FARGO, N.D. —¬†Xcel Energy is urging its customers to make sure their gas meters and other equipment are cleared of snow and ice. It’s important so natural gas doesn’t build up from clogged vents. You should also make sure melting snow isn’t dripping on your gas meter. Gently move snow with a shovel or brush and never a snow blower….

Clearing Off The Busiest of Roads After the Biggest Snow Fall of the Season

The trucks have about 12 to 16 hours post snow fall to remove the snow from roads

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Metro street crews are out and about clearing off the busiest roads. Moorhead Public Works sent out seven plows including three with salt capabilities. They say their goal is to get enough snow off the ground and enough of the pavement to be seen before the temperature drops below freezing. They are making their way through the…

Getting Excess Water Off the Streets and Into the Drains

The drains are iced over, leaving puddles of melted slush throughout the streets

FARGO, ND — Fargo Public Works staff say they are doing everything they can to get excess water off the streets and into the drains. After weeks of negative temperatures and plenty of snow, the drains are iced over, leaving puddles of melted slush throughout the streets. Staff has been spread out around town, opening up drains because they say…

City Crews Withstand a Blast of Wicked Winter Weather

Temperateures close to freezing and modest snowfall amounts made keeping Fargo streets easier than it couild have been

FARGO, N.D. — Snow started falling before dawn and crews were out early to keep the roadways clear, but plows weren’t the only ones swinging back into action. Snow caught many by surprise, but Fargo city crews were ready for Mother Nature’s wicked weather curveball. “We have a night crew that’s on staff they’re supposed to be sweeping, but in…

Fargo Public Works Clears the Streets

Plows in Fargo are out in full force as two major snow events hit the area

While most people had their driveways to shovel before leaving the house, road crews had countless routes to clear and are expecting to plow many more. Fargo Public Works says the amount of snow Fargo got is a little more than what they’re used to. But the type of snow is actually easier to clean up. It’s powdery and soft….

Live in West Fargo? Click Here to See a Map of Snow-Cleared Roads

If you want to see if roads around your home in West Fargo are clear, the city has a map they update throughout the day

People in West Fargo can just head online to see how their city is working to clean the roads. A city map is updated very half hour showing where crews have plowed roads, salted roads or both. It even shows which roads are in progress. You can also type in your address to see if crews have been in your…