The Hudson Valley and surrounding areas will get hit with its first snowfall of the winter. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory. It remains in effect from 4:00 A.M Saturday morning until 4:00 A.M EST Sunday.
Motorists are advised to use caution throughout the day. Residents purchased groceries, snow shovels and salt Thursday and Friday as Westchester and the Hudson Valley prepared for snow.
* what… snow expected. Plan on slippery Road conditions. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 5 inches are expected, with locally 6 inches possible in southwestern Connecticut.
* Where… portions of northeast New Jersey, southern Connecticut and southeast New York.
* When… from 4 am Saturday to 4 am EST Sunday.
* Additional details… be prepared for reduced visibilities at times. Snow accumulation on pavement will be more likely in the afternoon and evening.
A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest Road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.
THE CITY OF MOUNT VERNON
The City of Mount Vernon will be actively monitoring conditions throughout the day and provide continual updates to the public as necessary.
In the event of snow, residents are asked to stay off the streets and avoid unnecessary travel as road conditions may be slippery at times.
Business and property owners are reminded to keep their sidewalks clear and safe for pedestrians.
Residents are reminded to shovel snow onto their lawns. DO NOT SHOVEL SNOW INTO THE STREET.
Residents are asked to call the Mount Vernon Police Department at 914-665-2500 and Con Edison at 1-800-75-CONED if they see a hazardous condition such as downed power lines.
In the event of an emergency or concern you may contact the following agencies to assist your needs:
Department of Public Works (914) 665 – 2463 or (914) 879 – 7646
Police Department (914) 665 -2500
Fire Department (914) 665 – 2626
Con Edison (800) 75 – CONED (26633)
Stay tuned and refresh as we will update as more information becomes available!