FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Overnight snowfall may impact morning travel
January 21, 2015 — The New York City Office of Emergency Management today issued a Travel Advisory for overnight Wednesday, January 21, through Thursday morning, January 22, 2015. The National Weather Service is forecasting up to an inch of snow for the city. Light snowfall should begin Wednesday evening and will taper off Thursday morning with a lingering snow shower possible through early Thursday afternoon.
Temperatures Wednesday night are expected to be in the upper 20s, while Thursday temperatures could reach the upper 30s, with lows in the mid-20s. Although no ice is expected for this event, New Yorkers are asked to exercise caution when driving and allow for additional travel time.
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 www.nyc.gov, or follow @NotifyNYC on Twitter.
NYC Emergency Management encourages New Yorkers to take the following precautions:
Twitter: @NotifyNYC (emergency notifications)
@nycoem (emergency preparedness info)