Notification issued 1/25/15 at 3:45 PM. The National Weather Service has issued a citywide Blizzard Warning for all of New York City, beginning Monday, 1/26 at 1:00pm until 12:00am Wednesday morning. The current forecast calls for 20-30 inches of snow, with locally higher amounts possible and snowfall rates of up to 2-4 inches per hour late Monday night into Tuesday morning. Northern winds of 30-40mph are forecast, with gusts of up to 65mph possible. Temperatures in the lower 20s are expected, with visibilities of one quarter mile or less at times. For more information visit www.weather.gov/nyc.
Winter Storm Juno is going to be a doozy.
“This is a major, potentially historic snowstorm for the Northeast and easily the biggest of the 2014-15 winter season so far,” said weather.com meteorologist Chris Dolce. “Expect extreme impacts from eastern Pennsylvania and New Jersey through New England, peaking Monday night through Tuesday. Avoid all travel, as it will be extremely dangerous with blizzard or near-blizzard conditions likely.
Flash Flood Emergency Plan Activated
Please be advised as per NYC Office of Emergency Management (OEM), the NYC Flash Flood Emergency Plan has been activated in anticipation of heavy precipitation associated the forecasted nor’easter. For more information please click on the link below from the NYC OEM website.
Street cleaning regulations suspended Monday and TuesdayPlease be advised as per NYC Office of Emergency Management (OEM), the NYC Flash Flood Emergency Plan has been activated in anticipation of heavy precipitation associated the forecasted nor’easter. For more information please click on the link below from the NYC OEM website.
Notification issued 1/25/15 at 4:10 PM. The New York City Department of Transportation (DOT), in conjunction with the Department of Sanitation (DSNY), today announced that Alternate Side Parking Regulations will be suspended citywide for tomorrow, Monday, January 26, and Tuesday, January 27, to facilitate snow removal. Payment at parking meters will remain in effect throughout the city. For more information, please visit: https://www.nyc.gov/html/dot/html/motorist/alternate-side-parking.shtml.
Emergency Snow Laborers
DSNY is calling in emergency snow laborers to help remove snow and ice from bus stops, crosswalks, fire hydrants, and step streets throughout the City. Those who have pre-registered with DSNY or DOT should report to the garage or location listed on their ID card on Sunday, January 25 at 8:00 am.
Property owners and store fronts are reminded to clear their sidewalk areas of snow and ice.