Monday, January 26, 2015


New York City courts closed at 3:00 p.m. today and will be closed on Tuesday.

New York City parks and recreation centers will close this afternoon at 6:00 p.m. and will remain closed until further notice. Heavy ice and snow can cause hazardous conditions in parks, including falling branches and treacherous frozen park paths. On Tuesday morning, NYC Parks will provide an update on parks conditions.

MTA subways and buses, Metro North, and Long Island Railroad will run on their regular schedules until 7:00 p.m. Limited service after 7:00 p.m. No subway, bus, or commuter rail service after 11:00 p.m.

As of 11 o'clock tonight (Monday), until further notice, New York City roads can be used only by emergency vehicles. Drivers of non-emergency vehicles that are on the road may be subject to a fine. Last year, stalled and stuck vehicles prevented ambulances, fire trucks, and other emergency vehicles from getting to their destinations in sometimes-life-threatening situations.

The National Weather Service has issued a Coastal Flood Warning for Brooklyn and southern Queens from midnight tonight through 5:00 a.m. tomorrow and for The Bronx and Northern Queens from 3:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. tomorrow.

All New York City public schools will be closed on Tuesday, January 27th. After-school programs, PSAL (Public Schools Athletic League), and adult education programs have been canceled. Regents scheduled for Tuesday have been postponed until Thursday, January 29th.

Alternate side parking regulations will be suspended throughout the city on Tuesday, January 27th (tomorrow), and Wednesday, January 28th, to facilitate snow removal. Payment at parking meters will remain in effect throughout the city.

Garbage collection, recycling collection, and organics collections will be suspended on Tuesday.

The Brooklyn Public Library system will be closed on Tuesday.