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Snowfall: 7 inches; Fort Wayne residential streets expected to be cleared by Monday night

Saturday, December 14, 2013 - 7:47 pm

Fort Wayne snow plow drivers were to continue working on the main roads overnight and possibly start on the city's residential streets Sunday, a spokesman said.

The National Weather Service recorded 7 inches of snow had fallen on Fort Wayne by 6:30 p.m. Saturday,

City plow drivers are working 12-hour shifts to clear Fort Wayne's 1,200 miles of streets, said Frank Suarez. Crews should begin plowing residential streets Sunday and could have all of them cleared by Monday night if the snow lets up. The priority is to keep the main roads open for emergency vehicles.

Drivers should still use caution on Sunday because colder temperatures will continue to create slick spots, Suarez cautioned.

Snow began falling Friday night and came down steadily Saturday. The National Weather Service reports the city has a 30 percent chance of snow Sunday and a 20 to 30 percent of snow Monday.