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Breaking News: Severe Storms With Gusty Winds, Heavy Rain Moving Through Area

Greenwich Declares Snow Emergency As Of 6 p.m. Thursday

Greenwich declares a snow emergency, effective at 6 p.m. on Jan. 2.
Greenwich declares a snow emergency, effective at 6 p.m. on Jan. 2. Photo Credit: Anthony Buzzeo

Updated at 3 p.m.: GREENWICH, Conn. -- The Town of Greenwich has declared a snow emergency, becoming effective at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 2, according to Greenwich Police.

"During the period of the snow emergency, no vehicles are permitted to remain parked, stopped or standing on any Snow Emergency Route. Vehicles in violation will be subject to ticketing and immediate towing," said a statement from First Selectman Peter Tesei.

"Vehicles displaced from Snow Emergency Routes may be lawfully parked in municipal off-street parking lots until the snow emergency is over," Tesei said. "Your cooperation will ensure that road crews can keep Snow Emergency Routes open for emergency first-responder vehicle traffic."

Here is a list of the affected streets . The snow emergency is in effect from 6 p.m. Thursday until further notice.

The Town of Greenwich is fully prepared for the coming snowstorm, Tesei said. "Additional staffing, as appropriate, has been added to Public Works road crews and by Greenwich's emergency responder agencies," he said. "It is imperative that everyone exercise additional caution during the storm, limit travel to only essential trips and dress appropriately for the bitterly cold conditions."

A Winter Storm Warning is in effect until Friday for all of Connecticut, with 6 to 10 inches of snow expected along with blowing winds and wind chills below zero.

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