NYC Department of Sanitation issues snow alert for Monday

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NEW YORK – The New York City Department of Sanitation has issued a snow alert for Monday.

The agency sent out the warning for 12:01 a.m. Monday to start preparations for bad weather, but it’s not an official weather forecast. At this point, only flurries and light snow were forecast for Monday, with cold temperatures.

The alert allows the Department of Sanitation to start loading salt spreaders, attaching plows, preparing tire chains and notifying other city agencies and supplementary personnel as needed.

It will monitor forecasts and will provide updates as the snow event approaches.