Snow Information


You can get snow updates from NYC Severe Weather. You can also register for Notify NYC to get alerts sent to you by email, text, or phone.

Delays and Suspensions

Sometimes due to snow, alternate side parking may be suspended. Garbage, recycling, and organics collections may also be delayed or suspended. When that happens, you can't make a missed collection complaint for that day.

You can get the latest status of alternate side parking and garbage, recycling, or organics collection:


New York City public schools may close or delay opening because of snow. School bus service may also be impacted. You can get the latest public school status:

For information about charter, private, or parochial schools and colleges, contact them directly. For information about CUNY colleges, check the CUNY website.

Government Offices and Courts

City and State government offices, courts, and service centers may also be impacted by snowstorms, including:

For information on changes to hours of operation and services, you can contact the locations directly or check their website.

Public Transportation

For information about MTA public transportation, including subways, buses, Long Island Railroad, Metro-North Railroad, and Staten Island Railroad, check MTA's website. For information about Staten Island Ferry service changes, you can sign up for email updates and alerts.


You can make a complaint about snowy or icy roadways. When a storm operation is underway, these complaints are used to monitor the storm and there is no response to individual plowing or spreading requests. After the storm operation ends, individual complaints will receive a response.

You can go to PlowNYC to see plowing progress in real-time.


Property owners must clear snow from their sidewalks. After owners have had an appropriate amount of time to shovel, you can make a complaint about snowy or icy sidewalks.