Mayor Nutter Declares Snow Emergency Ahead of Storm - NBC 10 Philadelphia
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Mayor Nutter Declares Snow Emergency Ahead of Storm

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    Mayor Nutter Declares Snow Emergency Ahead of Storm

    The city of Philadelphia is declaring a snow emergency as of 6 p.m. Monday as a large winter storm approaches the Philly area and much of the northeast.

    The declaration by Mayor Michael Nutter requires motorists to remove their vehicles from the city's designated snow emergency routes.

    The Philadelphia Parking Authority will offer $5.00 parking for 24 hours at six garages in Center City. They are:

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    • Family Courthouse Parking Lot (15th & Arch Streets)
    • AutoPark at Independence Mall (5th & Market Streets)
    • AutoPark at Jefferson (10th & Ludlow Streets)
    • Autopark at the Gallery (10th & Filbert Streets)
    • 8th & Filbert Streets Garage
    • AutoPark at Old City (2nd & Sansom Streets)

    City public and Catholic schools dismissed students as of noon Monday, and the city said nonessential personnel would be dismissed two hours later.

    The mayor said officials will decide later whether similar actions would be taken Tuesday. Trash and recycling collection was canceled for Tuesday.

    Nutter said winds gusting to 30 mph and temperatures plunging into the teens or low 20s would pose special difficulties for crews trying to clear snow during and after the storm.