Back in February 2003 we got about 2 feet of snow in Montgomery County Maryland. The snow plows completely ignored the side streets and focused on the primary roads.
The result? 3 days after the storm my street looked like this.
When the small plows finally came they were unable to deal with the heavy/wet snow so it took them a while to clear the streets.
I hope this doesn't happen again. It's not like I live in the middle of nowhere. 300 ft up my street is 7 Locks Road which was kept clear. Unfortunately, "up" is the operative word here and no one was able to escape before the plows came.
I'm still hoping FedEx makes it today, but the mailman got stuck a few hours ago so I'm not counting on it. :-( I did make the mailman's day by helping him get out.
I'm happy to report that my street was plowed around 4PM on the 20th so we were snowed in for less than 48 hours.