Snow alert issued for today

The New York City Department of Sanitation has issued a ‘snow alert’ for Friday, February 10,  starting at 10 p.m. The Department is preparing from one to three inches of snow, primarily on grassy, unpaved surfaces.

In preparation for a snow event, DSNY personnel will begin initial equipment readiness, including loading salt spreaders, attaching plows when necessary, preparing tire chains, and notifying supplementary personnel as needed. DSNY will continue to monitor forecasts and will provide updates as the snow event approaches.

Snow Alert issued

The New York City Department of Sanitation has issued a ‘snow alert’ for Thursday, January 19, 2012 starting at 6 p.m. Current forecasts indicate trace amounts to one inch of snow.

A snow alert indicates the possibility of a snow event. In preparation for a snow event, DSNY personnel begin initial equipment readiness, including loading salt spreaders, preparing tire chains, etc. DSNY is coordinating with the Office of Emergency Management and the Department of Transportation on snow clearing protocols in accordance with each agency’s written snow plan.

DSNY will continue to monitor forecasts and provide updates as the snow event approaches.