Snow Emergency Declared for Saturday Beginning at 7:30 p.m.
The city cites "streets still narrowed by remaining snow banks" and "revised snowfall predictions of from four to eight inches overnight and tomorrow" as the reasons for declaring the snow emergency.
Somerville has declared a snow emergency effective Saturday, Feb. 16, at 7:30 p.m., according to a constituent services alert issued by the city Saturday evening.
Here's some information about snow emergencies in Somerville:
- Snow Emergency Procedures in Somerville
- Map of the parking lots where residents can park during snow emergencies
Below is the alert issued by the city of Somerville:
Hello, this is Tom Champion from the City of Somerville with important snow emergency information based on rapidly evolving weather forecasts. With many streets still narrowed by remaining snow banks, and with revised snowfall predictions of from four to eight inches overnight and tomorrow, the City will be declaring a snow emergency, effective 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, February 16th.
During snow emergencies, parking is allowed on the odd-numbered side of the street only (unless otherwise posted). Cars not moved from the even-numbered side of the street by 11:30 p.m. on Saturday evening may be subject to ticketing and towing.
Residents unable to find a parking space on the odd-numbered side of the street may park in any municipal lot or in designated school parking lots.
For additional information, please call the City's 311 constituent services line. Thank you.