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City of Pittsfield – snow emergency declared effective 7 a.m. Jan. 26 PITTSFIELD, Mass.

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Please be advised that due to the impending winter storm, a snow emergency has been declared for the City of Pittsfield effective 7 a.m. Tuesday Jan. 26 through 7 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 28. During this time, residents are asked to use off-street parking. If unable to park off-street, please follow the alternate side parking regulations:

Between 7 a.m. on Tuesday and 7 a.m. on Wednesday: vehicles may be parked on the even side of the street; • Between 7 a.m. on Wednesday and 7 a.m. on Thursday: vehicles may be parked on the odd side of the street; and • All existing and signed parking regulations remain active.

Non-permitted vehicles are prohibited from parking or standing in any open municipal parking lot between the hours of 12 a.m. and 7 a.m. Please keep fire hydrants and sidewalks shoveled and accessible in case of emergencies. The City of Pittsfield thanks you for your patience and please stay safe.

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO
10 AM EST WEDNESDAY...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 6
inches, with locally higher amounts of up to 8 inches possible
across portions of the Mohawk Valley and southern Adirondacks.

* WHERE...Southern Vermont, the Mohawk Valley, Capital Region,
Lake George Saratoga region, central and northern Taconics,
and southern Adirondacks of eastern New York, and western
Massachusetts.

* WHEN...From noon Tuesday to 10 AM EST Wednesday.

* IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions and reduced
visibilities. The hazardous conditions will likely impact the
Tuesday evening, and Wednesday morning commutes.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Snowfall rates may briefly approach 1 inch
per hour this afternoon.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Slow down and use caution while traveling.

Winter Storm Emergency Declared in Adams

Due to the impending significant winter storm, a storm emergency has been declared by the Department of Public Works for the Town of Adams. The storm emergency will be in effect from:

5:00PM Tuesday, January 26, 2021 through 12:00PM Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Town Code requires that for the duration of the storm emergency:

· No vehicle is permitted to park or stand unattended upon any street, highway, traveled way, or public parking lot during a storm emergency.

· No vehicle is permitted to park or stand unattended on any open municipal parking lot during a storm emergency permitting the lot to be effectively cleared of snow.

The duration of the storm emergency covers the anticipated period of the storm as well as the time required for the Town’s DPW forces to clean up streets after the storm ends. Vehicles found in violation of the above parking regulations will ticketed and towed at the vehicle owner’s expense.

Town residents and business owners are reminded that Town Code requires sidewalks abutting their property be cleared of snow and ice within 24 hours after the storm event has ended and prohibits the plowing, throwing, pushing or otherwise disposing of snow from their property onto public streets and sidewalks.

Residents and business owners are also encouraged to please clear snow from around fire hydrants located near houses or businesses. These steps will help ensure public safety and efficient clearing of public ways in the shortest time possible. Residents are reminded that this is a test protocol and a calendar date on-street parking restriction may be re-implemented if snow removal efforts by DPW forces are hampered by vehicles that are not moved. Thank you for your cooperation!

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