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Record Snowfall in Spokane, WA for November

By Kassandra Garcia     Dec 1, 2010 in Environment
Spokane - As the Inland Northwest gets hit with winter storms, one city is no worried about the snow removal budget for this year.
The city of Spokane saw the snowiest November on record with 25.7 inches of snow. That passed the previous record back in 1955 with 24.7 inches. With most cities in the United States that see snow in snow in the winter, worried about snow removal budgets, in Eastern Washington that isn't the case this year.
The annual snow budget covers January 1st through December 31st of each year. The money covers fuel, supplies and salaries for the employees. The 2010 budget has only been dented by the beginning of the year, using $700,000. With such a mild winter last season, Spokane has $1.8 million left for the rest of this year for snow removal. The city says that any left money will go into a reserve for next year.
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