WESTFIELD, NJ — The town of Westfield announced on its website, www.westfieldnj.gov, that a blizzard warning issued by the National Weather Service goes into effect at 1 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 26, and lasts through midnight on Tuesday, Jan. 27. The message warns that significant snow accumulation with the potential of 20 to 30 inches of snow is expected.
The town asks that residents do not blow or shovel snow into the street and that people remove all vehicles from the streets to facilitate snow plowing.
On Sunday afternoon, Westfield Police Chief David Wayman announced that parking on the following streets, or the identified portions thereof, is prohibited whenever snow has fallen:
- Central Ave (entire length);
- Clark St (between W Dudley Ave & Edgewood Ave);
- E Broad St (between Mountain Ave & N Euclid Ave);
- Prospect St (between E Broad St & E Dudley Ave);
- W South Ave (between Westfield Ave & Central Ave);
- W Broad St (entire length).
Parking is prohibited on these streets, or the identified portions thereof, until after the snow has stopped falling and the roads have been sufficiently plowed.
Wayman warned that Westfield police plan to enforce these parking restrictions and that any vehicles parked in violation of the above will be ticketed and towed at the owner's expense.
To read our earlier story about Westfield’s preparations for the potentially historic winter storm, click here.