...because they're in business to make money. Shutdowns hurt the bottom line - severely. Monday closings were understandable. Tuesday closings were rare and questionable. By Tuesday Noon, most roads were okay to drive on as long as you used some judgment.
Any company that closed today obviously doesn't want to make money at all.
It's been my observation that salaried employees want businesses to close when a dark cloud rolls overhead, but hourly wage earners have no problem getting to work with a foot of snow on the ground.
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