New York - Sanitation Officials Issue Snow Alert For New York City
New York - Sanitation officials have issued a snow alert ahead of expected precipitation in New York City.
The Department of Sanitation says in a statement Thursday agencies have been alerted for possible snow beginning Thursday at 10 p.m.
Forecasters say the snow should begin to fall on Thursday night and end before the morning commute starts. Forecasters are calling for a coating of snow to 2 inches, although up to 3 inches are possible along the coast.
Officials say agencies should prepare for a potential response to snow downfall by loading salt spreaders, attaching plows and lining up personnel as needed.
All winter weather information and information about the City’s response to the storm can be found by visiting the City’s Severe Weather website at www.nyc.gov/severeweather or by calling 311.
More of today's headlines“Chicago - Four black people were charged with hate crimes Thursday in connection with a video broadcast live on Facebook that showed a mentally disabled white man being...” Chicago - Hate-crime Charges Filed In Attack On Mentally Disabled Man Live-Streamed On Facebook “Washington - FBI Director James Comey on Thursday defended his handling of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's email investigation during the contentious...” Washington - Comey Defends Actions In Clinton Email Probe During 'Challenging' Election Year