Tuesday, January 21, 2014
NYC OEM isues Hazardous Travel Advisory
Notification issued 1/21/14 at 9:47 AM.
The NYC Office of Emergency Management (OEM) has issued a Hazardous Travel Advisory due to anticipated weather conditions that will result in wet, slick sidewalks. Roadways could quickly turn icy.
The National Weather Service has forecasted 8 to 12 inches of snow accumulation through tomorrow morning with dangerously cold temperatures expected.
Residents should drive slowly, monitor weather and traffic, use major streets or highways, and keep the name and number of at least one local towing service.
Pedestrians should avoid slippery surfaces, dress in layers, and maintain a heightened awareness of cars, especially when crossing intersections.