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Snow Alert for Sun, 2/7, 6AM to 9PM

  • 由於預期會下雪,食客可能無法坐在2/7的開放餐廳道路設置中。 拆除或固定桌子/椅子,並拆除巷道中的電加熱器。 如果可能的話,餐廳應除去覆蓋物或定期清除覆蓋物上的積雪。
  • 紐約市交通局宣佈,換邊停車規則將於2/6-13暫停,以促進清除積雪。收費錶仍有效運行。

The New York City Emergency Management Department today issued a hazardous travel advisory for Sunday, February 7. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for New York City in effect from 6AM to 9PM.

The heaviest period of snow is forecast between sunrise Sunday and early Sunday afternoon. Snowfall rates of an inch per hour are possible. A total accumulation of 6 to 8 inches of snow is forecast, with locally higher amounts possible.

  • Alternate Side Parking Regulations will remain suspended through Friday, February 12, to facilitate snow removal.
  • Payment at parking meters remain in effect throughout the city.

New Yorkers are advised to refrain from unnecessary travel. If travel is necessary, use mass transit where possible, wear a face covering, and adhere to social distancing guidelines. If you must drive, allow for extra travel time and exercise extreme caution.

Guidance for Open Restaurants
Open Restaurants roadway dining is SUSPENDED all day Sunday, February 7 until further notice.

  • Restaurants should remove or secure furniture, and remove electric heaters.
  • Remove the tops of structures if possible or regularly clear snow off of structures to prevent damage.
  • The City will notify restaurants when they may reopen roadway seating for outdoor dining. Based on the current forecast, the City estimates that roadway dining may resume Monday, but this may change based on actual accumulations and roadway conditions.
  • Restaurant owners may find additional information to prepare their spaces for snow at https://www1.nyc.gov/html/dot/html/pedestrians/openrestaurants.shtml

Trash/Recycling Collection
Trash and recycling collection will be delayed during snow operations. While residents may put material out at the curb following their normal schedule, snow operations take priority and delays are to be expected.

For weather info, visit www.weather.gov/nyc

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