Although the Ground Hog’s winter weather prediction accuracy runs a measly 39% correct, apparently this is one year out of three that Phil might actually get it right. Sadly Phil saw his shadow this week which means another 6 weeks of winter and sure enough here comes the snow.
The local weather forecasters are calling for a chance of Kent getting as much as 5 to 10 inches out of that big storm that is moving up through the Mid Atlantic states and into the Ohio Valley. It may turn out that the front stalls south of us but in case it continues moving north on it’s current track the City’s Public Service Director has put Kent residents on notice that we may be implementing a parking ban early Saturday morning (February 6th) so that the crews can have safe access to plow your street — which means word to the wise — find someplace other than the street to park your car tonight in order to be safe rather than sorry in the morning.
Here’s the official notice: