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Archive for the ‘Weather’ Category

Pets, Pipes, & Plants – Sub-Freezing Temps Forecast Tonight

Friday, January 6th, 2017

Sub-freezing temperatures are forecast for this week.

Please remember to take proper precautions with your pets, pipes, and plants.

Extra bedding will help the critters stay a little bit warmer. Pipe insulation is also suggested……

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More Storm Damage – Photos

Friday, July 15th, 2016




Storms Hit Monticello – Photos

Friday, July 15th, 2016

Trooper & Deputy Rescue Ladies From Sinking Car – Interview Video

Saturday, March 26th, 2016

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Railroad Rolling, Again, After Track Repairs

Thursday, March 24th, 2016


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These new engines were seen crossing HWY 425, Tuesday, after the washed-out sections of track between Collins and Dermott, due to recent flooding, had been repaired.

The engines belong to a sister company of Arkansas Midland; Dallas, Garland, & Northeastern, based out of Texas. Both are subsidiaries of Genesee Wyoming Railroad.

Weird Water Videos

Friday, March 18th, 2016

Simce we’ve spent so much of this week covering water, rain, and flooding; we might as well close the week out with these 2 unusual videos.

The videos include Thursday night’s broken water main, by a fire hudrant, shooting water into the middle of HWY 278 West.  The other shows a flooded sewer drain on East Shelton Street, pushing water up, through a manhole cover.


4 Drainage Improvenent Projects Explained – Videos

Wednesday, September 9th, 2015


Friday Night Flooding – Photos

Monday, April 27th, 2015

Market St. Parking Lot, Friday, midnight

Market St. Parking Lot, Friday, midnight


Market St. Apts. Flooding got into Office & Comunity Room

Market St. Apts. Flooding got into Office & Comunity Room


Western Pines Park Bridge, Water coming over Bridge.

Western Pines Park Bridge, Water coming over Bridge.


Earlier photo showed a 2x2x3 dog house floating by bridge. Note it is gone under bridge in this photo

Earlier photo showed a 2x2x3 dog house floating by bridge.
Note it has gone under bridge in this photo

 

Tornado Siren Installation Underway

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014

imageTornado sirens are currently being installed in the Monticello area, including the show areas near the library, hospital, and Old Troy Road water tower.image

imageA total of 18 sirens will be installed, most on their own self-standing towers.image

In response to many resident’s questions, The sirens will be tested weekly (silently), and audibly tested monthly or quarterly.

 

Tornado Siren Locations Announced

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

The Monticello City Council met Tuesday evening, and discussed locations of the weather warnig sirens, passed a resolution authorizing the use of city property for the placement of weather warning sirens, and approved money to pay for the City’s Code Red weather warning system.

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Weather Warnings – Judge & JPs Meet with Mayor & More from City – Audio

Thursday, February 27th, 2014

In the next step of the ongoing weather warning saga between Code Red electronic notification and the traditional tornado warning sirens on towers, a discussion meeting was held at Western Sizzlin at noon on Monday, with Judge Robert Akin and the Drew County JP’s, who invited Monticello Mayor Allen Maxwell and other city officials he chose to include.

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Tornado Sirens vs. Code Red Digital & Phone Emergency Notification – on Quorum Court Agenda, Tonight

Monday, February 17th, 2014

code red zzz siren

After several years of attempting to get governmental assistance to help fund tornado sirens for Drew County, we’ve finally got funding to assist with the purchase of 27 tower sirens, which will be scattered around the county.

But as the years have passed by, many feel that the towers have been surpassed by digital technology, as the best way to go, to notify county residents of impending disanter, should it occur.

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Preparing for the Ice Storm

Monday, February 10th, 2014

imageimageAround 50 utility trucks and 100 energy restoration workers are currently in Monticello, being staged for the ice storm that is forecast for Monday and Tuesday.image

imageABC and Pike are based out of Tennessee; Diversified is from Alabama; Musgrove is out of Florida.

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