The Fort Dodge Public Works Department started their preparations for the storm yesterday. Director Greg Koch says crews were busy prepping area streets yesterday afternoon and willl be working around the clock for the duration of the storm. Koch says crews will be broken up and rotate in two 12 hour shifts. In addition, Koch says the City will declare a snow and ice emergency this afternoon, so plan accordingly:
During the snow emergency, the Fort Dodge Police Department will ticket and tow vehicles that are not moved from residential snow routes.