ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — The first proper snow of the season hit over the last weekend, and another storm is on the way starting Thursday evening. Accumulations will vary greatly based on elevation, with some areas of the Adirondacks, Catskills, and Greens expected to get up to two feet of fresh snow.
Meteorologist Jill Szwed said heavy snow will start right away Thursday evening and will be widespread by midnight. By Saturday morning, everyone in the Capital Region will have several inches of fresh snow, she said, making for a slippery morning commute.
Below, the NEWS10 web team has compiled a list of snow emergencies and parking restrictions throughout the Capital Region. The list will be updated throughout the day Thursday, as more cities and towns in the area go “full winter mode.”
- Snow emergency in effect from Dec. 15 at 7 a.m. until Dec. 17 at noon.
- No parking on village streets or municipal lots.
- Effective Dec. 15 at 7 p.m. until Dec. 17 at 7 p.m.
- Between 7 p.m. Friday to 7 p.m. Saturday: parking is allowed on the even side of the street.
- Between 7 p.m. Thursday to 7 p.m. Friday: parking is allowed on the odd side of the street.
- Residents in and around downtown Pittsfield are encouraged to use the McKay Street
- parking garage. It will be free starting at 8 p.m. Thursday.
- 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.
- From 5 p.m. on Dec. 15 until 5 p.m. on Dec. 17, there will be no street parking.
- From 7 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 15 through Saturday, Dec. 17 at 7 a.m.
- Any vehicles parked on any streets townwide will be towed for snow removal purposes.
- Snow emergency in effect beginning Dec. 15 at 8 p.m.
- Park on the odd side of the street from 8 p.m. until 8 a.m.
- Park on the even side of the street from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m.
- Alternate the side of the road every 12 hours until the emergency is declared over.
- Dec. 15, from 11 p.m. until 8 a.m., there will be no parking on Main Street from Greene Street to Summit Avenue.
- Residents who usually park on Main Street should use municipal parking lots.
- There is no alternate street parking on Water Street from the intersection of Union Street to Church Street.
- Snow emergency in effect from Dec. 15 at 6 p.m. until Dec. 17 at 6 p.m.
- There is no parking on city streets during the emergency.
- Residents can park in several municipal lots (List).
- Snow emergency in effect from Dec. 15 at 6 p.m. until Dec. 17 at 1 p.m.
- No parking on village streets during the emergency.
- Snow emergency in effect from midnight on Dec. 16 (Thursday into Friday) until 6 p.m. on Dec. 17.
- There is no parking on any town roads during the emergency.
- Make sure all vehicles and trash bins are at least 4 feet from the pavement.
- Snow emergency in effect from Dec. 15 at 6 p.m. until Dec. 17 at noon.
- Residents are asked to park in their driveways and have garbage cans out of the roadway.
- There will be no parking in the streets.
- Snow emergency in effect from Dec. 15 at 9 p.m. until Dec 18 at 9 a.m.
- All vehicles on city streets must be moved to a cleared or plowed area every 12 hours.
- City streets with existing alternate-side parking restrictions should be adhered to in accordance with posted guidelines.
- Residents can report snow removal issues to the Department of Public Works by calling DPW dispatch at (518) 584-3356.
- Snow Emergency is in effect from 9 p.m. Thursday, December 15 to 9 a.m. Saturday, December 17
- No parking is permitted on village streets or in the Municipal Lot during the emergency
- Vehicles in violation may be subject to ticketing or towing at the owner’s expense
- Make sure all sporting equipment is removed from city streets. If you’re removing a basketball hoop set-up, please make sure the basketball hoop is not hanging over the curb.
- Move any lawn bags so they are between the curb and the sidewalk.
- This is specifically for plow drivers who plow for or own their own snow removal service, when plowing parking lots and driveways please do not push snow to the opposite side of a city street.