Community Alerts

DSNY Snow Alert: Beginning March 6 at 10:00pm

Mar 6, 2018

The New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) has issued a Snow Alert for Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at 10:00pm. 

In a snow alert, DSNY coordinates with the Office of Emergency Management and the Department of Transportation on snow clearing protocol in accordance with each agency’s written snow plan. As the snow falls, property owners and businesses should be aware of their responsibility to clear snow in front of their buildings. Click here for DSNY's guide to snow removal responsiblity

All winter weather information and information about the City’s response to the storm can be found by visiting the City’s Severe Weather website at or by calling 311. New Yorkers are also encouraged to sign up for the Notify NYC, the City’s free emergency notification system. Through Notify NYC, New Yorkers can sign up to receive phone calls, text messages, and emails alerts about severe weather events and emergencies.

To sign up for Notify NYC, call 311, visit or follow @NotifyNYC on Twitter.

The DSNY Snow 101 FAQ is available online.