Five Things to Know: A Slick Morning Commute
Here are the five things you need to know before you start your day in Salem.
Today is Tuesday, March 19, and here are the five things you need to know:
1. Get ready for snow today. The National Weather Service is predicting that local residents can expect the snow to switch over to rain after 3 p.m. and the daily high to be near 39. Tonight should be cloudy, with a low around 25. (sunrise, 6:47 a.m.; low tide, 12:01 p.m.; high tide, 6:08 p.m.; sunset, 6:54 p.m.)
2. Salem Public Schools are closed. If you head out on the road this morning be prepared for slick conditions. The storm is expected to make driving "treacherous" and "travel will be slow at best on well-treated surfaces and quite difficult on any unplowed or untreated surfaces," according to the National Weather Service.
3. The Salem City Council Committee of the Whole will meet tonight at City Hall on Washington Street. The meeting, scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m., is expected to feature a discussion regarding a proposal to institute mandatory recycling, according to the posted agenda.
4. Ever wish you could get a birds-eye view of downtown Salem? We took a camera along for a climb up into the cupola of the Tabernacle Congregational Church on Washington Street Monday morning, Click Here to check out the footage.
5. Today in History: On March 19, 1962, Bob Dylan released his first album, Bob Dylan, on the Columbia Records label.
For more things going on in Salem today, check out our events calendar.