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Lookout – Blizzzerd! City announces snow routes, reduced parking Sunday and Monday

City of Hoboken announces:

BLIZZARD WARNING, EMERGENCY SNOW ROUTES, AND REDUCED RATE GARAGE PARKING FOR SUNDAY & MONDAY

The National Weather Service has issued a blizzard warning from 6:00 am on Sunday, December 26 to 6:00 pm on Monday, December 27. Wind gusts of 40-55 mph and 11 to 16 inches of snow are possible. Please be advised that as soon as City streets are covered with a layer of snow, cars must be removed from all emergency snow routes. These routes are clearly identified on street signs. They include:

Street                    Location
Washington Street    Both Sides
Willow Avenue            West Side- Observer Hwy to 11th Street
Third Street            North Side- Jackson Street to River Street
Fourth Street            South Side- River Street to Jackson Street
Fifth Street            South Side- Clinton Street to Hudson Street
13th Street            North Side-Washington Street to Willow Avenue

During a snow emergency there is no parking permitted on these streets. Violators will be towed. This is necessary to move ambulances and police and fire vehicles throughout Hoboken in times of emergency for the safety and welfare of all our citizens.

The Hoboken Parking Utility is extending the courtesy to Hoboken residents with Residential parking permits to keep their vehicles in Garages B and D at the reduced Resident rate of $5.00 from 4pm on Sunday to 8am on Monday.

In addition, please be advised that all sidewalks must be cleared of snow within six hours after the completion of the storm. Please be advised that dumping or shoveling snow into restricted fire hydrants areas or into City streets is a violation of the law and subject to a fine. Keeping these areas clear is vital for the safety of the general public.

Please stay tuned to the City of Hoboken website (hobokennj.org) or sign up for email or text alerts via Nixle for updates.

Link: http://www.hobokennj.org/news/blizzard-warning-for-sunday-monday/

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