Snow Emergency and Parking Ban in Place Effective 6 AM on Tuesday, March 14; Revere Public Schools CLOSED; City Hall and all City Offices CLOSED
March 13, 2017
In anticipation of Tuesday’s storm, the City of Revere has declared a snow emergency/parking ban, effective at 6 AM, Tuesday, March 14, 2017.
City offices closed: City Hall and all city offices will be closed. Revere Public Schools and offices will also be closed on Tuesday.
Parking ban info: Residents should be aware of the list of emergency arteries - http://reverepolice.org/snow-emergency-parking/ - and not park on these streets until the parking ban is lifted. Vehicles parked on emergency arteries will be towed for the duration of the parking ban.
The MBTA Wonderland Garage will be available at the snow emergency rate ($5) on Tuesday from 6 AM-6 PM.
Trash Collection: Trash collection will take place as usual tomorrow, but will begin early at 5 AM. Residents are asked to place their trash out tonight, or by 5 AM at the latest.
Avoid Travel: Significant, dangerous snowfall is expected throughout the morning commute, through midday, and in to the evening. Please only travel if you must. Your cooperation is appreciated so DPW can clear the roads as quickly as possible.
Coastal Flooding: In addition to high rates of snow, MEMA has advised residents to be aware of the potential for coastal flooding, particularly during high tide (1:29 PM). In particular, the City advises residents of Beachmont, the Point of Pines and Oak Island to be especially aware of the threat for significant flooding.
Power Outages: Due to the nature of the storm, which will include heavy snow, high winds and the risk of coastal flooding, power outages and downed power lines may occur. The City of Revere urges residents to be prepared with emergency supplies and to be mindful of elderly and disabled neighbors and relatives. To report a power outage, call National Grid at 1-800-465-1212. If you see a downed power line, CALL 911 and stay away from the downed line.
DPW: As City Hall will be closed tomorrow, call DPW 781-286-8149 regarding snow-related issues. However, we urge residents to have patience during the storm and know that crews will work to clear roads as quickly as possible. In the event of an emergency, call 911.
Updates: Updates will be issued to residents via social media:
as well as via local media and the CodeRED Reverse 911 robocall system. You can sign up for CodeRED alerts here: https://public.coderedweb.com/cne/en-US/857075CD51F2
In addition, blue emergency lights have been installed on several major arteries to notify residents when a snow emergency is in effect.