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Severe winter weather possible for New Year’s Eve- News Release


News Release-City of Rochester Emergency Management

Contact: Sergeant Jon Turk, Deputy Director

Emergency Management Division

Day Phone: 507-328-2823

Email Address:

For Immediate Release

New Year’s Eve Winter Weather — 12-30-2010, 2:30 PM

Rochester, MN, December 30, 2010— The City of Rochester Emergency Management Division, Fire Department, Police Department, Public Works Department, Rochester Public Utilities, City Attorney and the Mayor’s Office participated in a conference call with the National Weather Service at 1:30 PM to receive a briefing on the approaching winter storm and the potential impacts to the City.

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