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Le Mars Prepares For Season's First Snow Storm

(Le Mars) -- Just how much snow is expected for Le Mars as we get prepared for what could be the first major snowfall of the winter?  Meteorologist Mike Fuhs (Foos) of the National Weather Service from Sioux Falls tells us when we can expect to see the snow.
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Fuhs says the heaviest of the snow will occur more to the southern regions of Iowa, but we will notice a white blanket of fluffy stuff in Le Mars.

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Fuhs says if you are traveling to central Iowa you may want to watch out.  He says snow fall there could be quite heavy.
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And how does the weather meteorologist categorize this winter snow storm?
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Despite how much snow Le Mars and Plymouth County receives, County engineer Tom Rohe says his crews are ready.
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Rohe says Plymouth County doesn't do any application of salt or calcium magnesium until the roadways freeze.
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The Plymouth County engineer says the paved roads will be the first priority for his road crews.
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