FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Wintry mix of snow, sleet, and freezing rain may create dangerous travel conditions
January 11, 2015 — The New York City Office of Emergency Management today issued a Travel Advisory for the morning of Monday, January 12. The National Weather Service is forecasting a wintry mix of snow and rain beginning around midnight and continuing through approximately 10AM Monday. Less than one inch of snow and a glaze of ice is forecast before the wintry mix transitions to all rain after 10AM. A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect from 3AM to 10AM Monday.
The NYC Department of Sanitation issued a Snow Alert for Monday, January 12 at 12AM and is predeploying 424 salt spreaders.
The Department of Transportation is deploying anti-icing units to each of the East River bridges tonight and will pre-treat pedestrian overpasses and step streets.
Trash and recycling pickups will continue as scheduled.
Alternate Side Parking Regulations are in effect citywide Monday. Parking meters remain in effect throughout the city.
Exercise caution when driving and allow for additional travel time. NYC Emergency Management encourages New Yorkers to take the following precautions:
New Yorkers are encouraged to sign up for Notify NYC, the City’s free emergency notification system. Through Notify NYC, New Yorkers can receive phone calls, text messages, and/or emails alerts about traffic and transit disruptions and other emergencies. To sign up for Notify NYC, call 311, visit NYC.gov/notifynyc, or follow @NotifyNYC
NYC Emergency Management
Nancy Greco Silvestri/Omar Bourne (718) 422-4888