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Truckee beginner’s guide

Staff reportsTruckee is a beautiful place in the winter, but snow and cold also bring many challenges to daily living. The Town of Truckee has a unique climate resulting in a diversity of storm intensity and duration. Some of these storms form extremely quickly and can be very intense. Residents and visitors alike should be prepared at all times for power outages, pro-longed traffic delays, cable TV interruptions and extremely cold temperatures. Truckee is frequently the coldest place in the nation.Enjoy your visit to Truckee, and please be safe at all times.• It is unlawful to park vehicles on the Town roadways from November 1st – April 30th. This code is strictly enforced by the Town’s Police Department.• When removing snow from your driveway, it is unlawful to put snow in the street right of way.• Do not leave shovels, snowblowers, sleds or other obstructions in the street or right of way. It could cause costly damage to your property and the snow removal equipment.• Keep small children inside when snow removal equipment is operating in your area.• At night, allow operators to identify where your house is by leaving on at least one light that is visible from the street. This is especially important for houses obstructed by landscaping or terrain.• Place garbage containers at the end of your driveway behind the snow poles. Remove containers immediately after garbage pickup.• Follow winter forecasts and be prepared when venturing outside. Keep your vehicle fuel tank full, completely clear your front windshield of snow and ice and carry a winter emergency kit in your car.TOWN OF TRUCKEEwww.townoftruckee.coSnowLine……………..587-6917Public Works………582-7707Police…….. ………550-2320Dial-A-Ride…………..587-7451Truckee Transit……..587-7451CAL-TRANSWebsite http://www.dot.ca.gov/dist 3click on winter operationsPhone 511 orInside CA-800-427-7623Outside CA-916-445-7623Radio 1610 AMWatch Cable Channel 6 for important road & weather updates.Cable Channel 28 for local & regional weather info.Check out http://www.sierrasun.com for breaking news and Live I-80 Web cam info.