Winter Storm Juno! Please Be Advised.

Stay Warm. Stay Indoors. Report Incidents by calling 311. 

Millions of people in the Northeast are bracing for Winter Storm Juno, which threatens to become a major snowstorm today through Wednesday with the potential for blizzard conditions and more than 2 feet of snow.

Most of the warnings are in effect from Monday afternoon or evening through late Tuesday night.

All preparations should be made by early this afternoon for this major winter storm. Do not proceed with any travel plans in the affected areas late Monday and Tuesday or you could put yourself in great danger. Prepare for power outages both during and in the days after the storm.

Key Points:

  • Peak impacts late Monday through Tuesday night.
  • Widespread accumulations of 1 to 2 feet likely with some areas picking up over 2 feet. Snow drifts will be even higher.
  • Blizzard or near-blizzard conditions will make travel dangerous and, in some areas, impossible.
  • Over 3,500 U.S. flights scheduled for Monday and Tuesday have been cancelled, according to FlightAware.
  • Any flights not cancelled will likely be severely delayed; airport closures possible late Monday through Tuesday.
  • Damaging wind gusts, power outages and coastal flooding also possible.

Here are some other NYC updates: Department of Education: After school activities are cancelled for tomorrow, Monday January 26th. A final decision on school closure for Tuesday will be made later although the Mayor has said that it is likely.

Department of Homeless Services HOPE Count: Originally scheduled for the overnight of January 26th, this event has been cancelled and will be rescheduled.

Department of Parks and Recreation: Will be tracking limbs/trees down and, due to high wind gusts, advising the public to keep out of parks during the storm for their safety.

Alternate Side Parking: Will be suspended citywide for tomorrow, Monday January 26th and Tuesday, January 27th to facilitate snow removal. Payment at parking meters will remain in effect throughout the city.

When the storm is all done and we are back to clear weather, please remember your snow removal responsibilities: https://rosiecitycouncil.wordpress.com/2014/12/01/snow-removal-your-responsibilities/

Getting Information:  Please reserve 911 calls for actual emergencies (but don’t hesitate to call them if you have one). For other questions on city services, please call 311.

Winter weather information and information about City services and storm response – including the Snow Vehicle Tracker to find your roadway’s snow removal progress –can be found by visiting the City’s Severe Weather website at www.nyc.gov/severeweather or by calling 311.

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 severe weather events and other emergencies. To sign up for Notify NYC, call 311, visit Enroll in Notify NYC, or follow @NotifyNYC on Twitter.

NYC Emergency Management External Affairs Division is working with the Mayor’s Office Community Affairs Unit and will continue to provide updates and information via this format, at a minimum of once per day but more as the situation warrants.

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