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City of Oconto has closed roads, declares snow emergency, and asks people to limit water usage

Posted: 10:49 AM, Dec 01, 2019
Updated: 2019-12-01 19:14:07-05
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UPDATE: City of Oconto has lifted the restricted water usage for the City and Towns mentioned below as of 6 p.m. Sunday.

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CITY OF OCONTO (NBC 26) -- City of Oconto has declared a snow emergency, closed several roads, and is asking people to limit water usage as much as possible as of Sunday morning.

City of Oconto has also declared a snow emergency and will ticket any vehicles parked on a city street.

High winds and flooding has closed Harbor Road, Splinter Causeway, and Bayshore Road for all but local traffic. City of Oconto warns drivers that these roads are only for people attempting to travel to a specific residence or local business, anyone else may be ticketed by law enforcement.

Oconto Utility Wastewater Treatment Plan says they are currently overcapacity. They ask residents to reduce water usage as much as possible. This includes the Town of Oconto, Town of Pensaukee, and Town of Little River.

The City of Oconto appreciates everyone's understanding and cooperation during this emergency.