Snow Emergency in effect for Tuesday night, 4-6 inches expected

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Winter Weather Watcher says: Looks like snow on the horizon, again.

MANCHESTER, NH — We’ve had our ups and downs when it comes to temperatures, but for the most part, the snow cover has all but melted here in the Queen City. Ready for round two?

A bit of snow is on the horizon for Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service. Snow has started in Manchester and should pick up steam and continuing throughout Tuesday, ending by midnight. Total estimates range from 4-6 inches in the Manchester area. There is a citywide Snow Emergency in place overnight Tuesday into Wednesday. Details below.

Expect some snow showers/squalls Wednesday.

As for the remainder of the week, it looks like a mix of more up-and-down temperatures, and some sunshine.

At least, that’s the word on the street for the moment. We’ll keep you posted.

Snow Emergency:

The Public Works Director  has declared a Snow Emergency that will be in effect from 10 p.m. Tuesday, December 17, 2019, until 6 a.m. Wednesday, December 18, 2019.  Upon declaration of a Snow Emergency, any vehicle parked on the streets will be towed and impounded. Look for the blinking strobe lights placed at various intersections throughout the City or call the Highway Department at 603-624-6444 with any questions

Snow Emergency parking is available at:

—  Victory Parking Garage at 25 Vine Street between 8:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. Vehicles parking outside these times will be subject to parking fees of $.75 per hour and can be paid at any meter in the garage.

—  Pearl Street Parking Lot located off Orange Street between Elm and Chestnut Streets is available between 8:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. Unauthorized vehicles in the lot outside of these times will be subject to parking tickets.

—  Behind West Side Arena located at 2 Electric Street is also available between 8:00 pm to 8:00 am. Unauthorized vehicles in this lot outside of these times will be subject to towing and parking tickets.

Vehicles that are impounded will be stored at the City’s Vehicle Impoundment Area, located in Derryfield Park off of Bridge Street. In order to recover an impounded vehicle, the owner will be required to present proof of ownership and make a payment of $110.00 in cash. Vehicles not recovered within 24 hours will be subject to additional towing and storage charges.

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