Compacted snow and new -15 degree salt warning

December 8, 2010 Spilsby Online 0

Compacted snow by day and black ice by night. These are the new headaches for Highways teams, who warn motorists and pedestrians that such problems won’t begin to fade until a slow thaw towards the end of the week. Last week, the county council explained that salt becomes less effective at -8 degrees Celsius. However, after recording temperatures of -14 in some areas this week, the authority now warns that the next marker is -15… […]