Compiled below is a list of current snow emergencies around the Capital Region area.
Please be advised that the City of Albany has issued a SNOW EMERGENCY that will begin at 8:00 PM on Monday, February 13, 2017 at which time all normal parking rules and regulations are temporarily suspended.
During the first 24 hours of the snow emergency, all vehicles must be parked on the even numbered side of the street.
Beginning at 8:00 P.M. Tuesday, February 14, 2017 all vehicles must be parked on the odd numbered side of the street for the next 24-hour period.
If you are parked on the wrong side of the street during the snow emergency your car will be ticketed and may be towed.
After the second 24-hour period, please stay tuned for further announcements. For SNOW EMERGENCY information, call 518-476-SNOW or visit the City of Albany’s website at www.albanyny.gov, www.facebook.com/CityofAlbanyMayorsOffice, and www.twitter.com/AlbanyCityHall (see other information sources below).
If your vehicle has been towed, call the City of Albany Police Department Traffic Safety Division at 518-438-4000 for information on how to retrieve your vehicle.
IMPORTANT CONTACTS & INFORMATION DURING THE SNOW EMERGENCY:
- Please review the City of Albany’s Snow & Ice Removal FAQ’s as well as the “When it Snows in Albany” brochure for more information during Snow Emergencies (Snow emergency brochures, which outline all of the Snow Emergency procedures, can be picked up at any City firehouse, police station or branches of the Albany Public Library)
- The Snow Emergency Hotline is 518-476-SNOW (7669); for general snow inquiries call the Department of General Services at 518-434-CITY(2489)
- To report power outages and determine area repair schedules, call National Grid at 800-642-4272; in an emergency, call 911
- If you would like to receive a text or email about a snow emergency, you can sign up for Nixle alerts at http://www.albanyny.org/Government/Departments/PoliceDepartment/Nixle.aspx
- For real-time weather information, visit the National Weather Service
During the snow emergency the City of Albany has made available additional parking at the following locations:
ARBOR HILL/SHERIDAN HOLLOW
- PARKING AREA ADJOINING ARBOR HILL SOFTBALL FIELD (NORTH LARK ST.)
- 230 COLONIE ST. (PLAYGROUND LOT)
- 178 COLONIE ST. (PLAYGROUND LOT)
- TEN BROECK MANSION (PARKING LOT & SIDEWALK WEST END)
- RIDGEFIELD PARK (ENTER ON PARTRIDGE ST.)
- WOODLAWN PARK LITTLE LEAGUE
- WATERSON PARK (WESTLAND HILLS) ENTER ON COLVIN AVE.
- WASHINGTON PARK (ALL ROADWAYS AND PARKING AREAS)
- KRANK PARK AREA
- FRANKLIN ST. (BETWEEN SCHUYLER & BASSETT STS. – EAST SIDE)
- LINCOLN PARK (ALL INTERIOR ROADWAYS & PARKING AREA)
- 77 PHILIP ST. (PLAYGROUND)
- 88 PHILIP ST. (PLAYGROUND)
- NORTH SECOND & NORTH THIRD STS. (ABOVE PEARL ST.)
- PARKING AREA ACROSS FROM NORTH ALBANY AMERICAN LEGION POST
- BLEECKER STADIUM (PARKING AREA & ROADWAYS)
- NORTH SIDE OF LIVINGSTON AVE. (OPPOSITE JUDSON ST.) PARKING LOT
Vehicle operators and residents on the following streets should look for “Emergency No Parking” signs posted by the Albany Police Department to determine which side of the street to park on:
- Central Avenue (Lark Street to Henry Johnson Blvd)
- Pine Street (Eagle Street to Lodge Street)
- Columbia Street (Eagle Street to Lodge Street)
- Elk Street (Eagle Street to N. Hawk Street)
- Willett Street (Madison Avenue to State Street)
- Jay Street (Turn Around to Hudson Avenue)
- Robin Street (Madison Avenue to Myrtle Ave)
- Thurlow Terrace (Western Avenue to Dead End)
- Englewood Place (Western Avenue to Dead End)
- Sprague Place (Western Avenue to State Street)
- Bleeker Place (Phillip Street to Eagle Street)
- Lark Street (Madison Avenue to Myrtle Avenue)
- Leonard Place (Delaware Avenue to Dead End)
- Madison Place (Eagle Street to Philip Street)
- Wilbur Street (Philip Street to Grand Street)
- Park Avenue (Dove Street to S. Swan Street)
- Manning Square (Manning Blvd to Central Avenue)
- Manning Blvd (Bridal Path, Western Avenue to Washington Avenue)
- Niblock Court (Ver Plank Street to Dead End)
- Essex Street (Watervliet Avenue to Rawson Street)
- N. Main Avenue (Washington Avenue to Manning Blvd)
- O’Leary Blvd (Western Avenue to Washington Avenue)
- Northern Blvd (Colonie Street to Manning Blvd)
- Manning Blvd (Livingston Avenue to Arbor Drive)
- McPherson Terrace (#15 to Judson Street)
- Hall Place (Ten Broeck Place to Second Street)
- St Joseph Terrace (Second Street to First Street)
- N Second Street (Broadway to Jennings Drive)
- N. Third Street (Broadway to Dead End)
- Helderberg Avenue (Main Avenue to Weiss Road)
- Kate Street (Whitehall Road to Cuyler Avenue)
In anticipation of significant snowfall amounts, the City of Amsterdam has declared a Snow Emergency effective 6:00 pm, Sunday, February 12th, 2017.
The Snow Emergency requires that all motor vehicles be removed from City of Amsterdam streets by 6:00 pm, Sunday, February 12th, 2017. Vehicles must remain off city streets until the snow emergency is lifted.
Motorist needing parking accommodations can visit the Amsterdam Police Department Facebook page to view a list of city owned parking lots.
The list is also presented in the “SNOW” pamphlet that is available for pick up at the Amsterdam Police Department or at Amsterdam City Hall.
A follow up press release will be sent out to notify the public when the Snow Emergency will be lifted.
For immediate cell phone notification regarding this or any City emergency, please sign up for Nixle at www.nixle.com or simply text your zip code (12010) to 888-777.
Most City owned parking lots are clearly marked.
City Parking Lots:
Church St. next to Indian Museum
Guy Park Ave. Ext. (Kirk Douglas park)
Golf Course lot
Veterans Field – upper field along Locust Ave, Roosevelt Rd and pool building road
Morris St. parking lot
East Main & Degraff (both lots)
Between Vrooman and Lefferts (behind the Arts Center)
Eagle & East Main St.
Dean & East Main St.
47 Reid St. (lot)
Milton Ave between 1st & 2nd Ave.
Prospect (hill) Street lot (across from Elizabeth)
Chestnut & Lincoln (basketball court lot)
Bunn & Thomas St.
Greene & Mechanic St. (both sides)
Union & Orange St.
Union (between Brandt & McDonnell)
Clinton & Division St.
Bridge St. (next to bakery)
Center St. (Sampone Park only)
197 Florida Ave. (lot)
Pedestrian Bridge lot off River Street
Brookside Ave. (old Eddy Brush grounds across from Hempton St. – large lot)
The Town of Brunswick has declared a snow emergency starting at 7 AM Sunday, February 12th until Monday, February 13th at 7PM.
Residents are being asked to park in their driveways. There will be NO parking on Town roads.
Any vehicle in violation of the parking restrictions will be ticketed and/or towed at the owner’s expense.
There is a snow emergency declared for Castleton on Hudson from 12 p.m. Sunday to 6 p.m. Monday. Cars will not be allowed to park on the village’s streets until further notice.
Due to the forecast of more snow, on Sunday, Feb. 12., the snow emergency will remain in effect for the entire weekend. Village Residents should continue to follow the snow removal parking plan for the Village of Catskill. Residents are reminded they should be parked on the even side of the Village streets from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Vehicles should continue to switch sides of the road every 12 hours until the emergency has been canceled. Main Street from 11 p.m. to 8 a.m. will have no parking from Green Street to Summit Avenue. Residents who usually park here should use the municipal parking lots.
Any vehicle parked on the roadway in violation of Article 6 Section 103, subdivision 2 of the Village of Catskill parking regulations which hinder the removal of snow will be ticketed and towed at the owner’s expense.
Any questions may be answered by calling the Village of Catskill Police Department at 943-2244.
Clifton Park Highway Superintendent Dahn Bull has declared a snow emergency for the Town of Clifton Park, effective immediately. Refrain from unnecessary travel. Cars should not be parked on any town roads. Please ensure that roads are clear for plow crews. Cars parked in violation will be ticketed. The snow emergency is in effect until future notice.
Village of Fonda
A temporary Winter Emergency Parking Order has been issued for the Village of Fonda, effective Sunday at 1pm.
There will be no parking on any village street within the Village of Fonda.
All vehicles must be parked off the roadways for clearing snow from the streets.
This will remain in effect until Monday at 9am.
If conditions change that require this order to be altered, residents will be notified through the Village of Fonda website: http://villageoffonda.ny.gov, news media, and social network.
Mayor Bill Peeler says “Thank you all for your cooperation. Together we can be sure that all snow is efficiently and safely removed from our streets for the benefit of everyone”.
Most importantly, be safe everyone.
Supervisor Chris Koetzle has declared a snow emergency for the Town of Glenville starting at 11 a.m., Sunday, February 12th through 9 p.m., Monday, February 13th. There is no parking allowed in streets through the duration of the declared emergency. Check back at townofglenville.org for updates.
Please be advised that a snow emergency will go into effect in Hudson at noon today. Attached are:
The Town of Lenox, MA has issued a snow emergency beginning at 12 noon, Sunday, 12 February 2017 through 12 noon, Monday, 13 February 2017.
Any vehicles parked on any streets impeding snow removal within the confines of Lenox and Lenox Dale will be removed at the owners’ expense.
The Village of Menands has declared a snow emergency. There is no parking on any Village streets. The emergency will begin Sunday, Feb. 12, at 12 p.m. and it will end Monday, Feb. 13., at 3 p.m. Limited parking is available at Ganser Smith Park, Menands Library, and the North Side of the Village Garage.
Mayor Dick Alcombright has issued a Snow Emergency for the City of North Adams from 9 a.m. Sunday – 11 p.m. Monday. All residents are urged to NOT park vehicles on City streets and LIMIT their travel during this time to allow for the removal of snow and clearing of streets throughout this weather event.
The mayor reminds all that the overnight parking ban is in effect and will be enforced and that residents and businesses should clear their sidewalks within 24 hours of the end of the storm as per city ordinance.
The Mayor asks all residents to be patient as this snowfall will be over an extended period of time and that additional cleanup efforts, most specifically widening of streets in the main corridor of the city will continue after the conclusion of the storm.
The city of Rensselaer has declared that a snow emergency will be in effect beginning Sunday February 12, 2017 at 8:00am.
No parking will start on the odd side of the streets for a 24 hour period. After 24 hours, there will be no parking on the even side of the street. Vehicles in violation of this local law will be subject to ticketing and/or towing.
The snow emergency will be continued until such time that the city of Rensselaer calls off the snow emergency. The city website will have all up to date notifications and cancellations concerning this emergency at www.rensselaerny.gov.
For further information please call the city of Rensselaer police department at 518-462-7451.
The Highway Superintendent from the Town of Rotterdam has declared a snow emergency for the Town of Rotterdam. No cars should be parked on any town roads. Cars parked in violation will be ticketed and towed. The snow emergency is in effect until future notice.
The town of Schodack has issued a snow emergency which is in effect for Sunday from 8am until 6pm Monday. No on street parking is allowed.
The City of Watervliet has called a Snow Emergency effective Tuesday February 14, 2017 at 7:00 AM. Any vehicles parked, stalled, or otherwise that are not moved as required will be ticketed and towed at the owner’s expense. Residents should be prepared to move vehicles from city streets when directed to allow plowing operations in those areas.
For information contact the Watervliet Police Department at 270-3833.
Get the Storm Tracker weather app from NEWS10 ABC for up-to-the-minute and accurate weather updates for the Albany, NY and surrounding areas in the Capital Region. Get the forecast for where you live including: Current Forecast, 7-Day Forecast, Hourly Forecast, Local Radar, National Temperatures, and more.
Download the Weather app for iPhone now
Download the Weather app for Android now