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Another Snow Storm To Hit The Berkshires This Weekend
11:37AM / Friday, March 03, 2023
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The Berkshires are expected to be hit by snow again this week with 5 to 10 inches expected Friday, March 3 night through Saturday, March 4
The National Weather Service has released a Winter Storm Warning starting March 3 at 6:00 p.m. until March 4 at 7:00 p.m.
Heavy snow is expected in Northern Berkshire County. Snow rates may exceed one inch per hour at times Friday night.
Accuweather predicts that snowfall will begin on 9:00 p.m. Friday and end at the same time Saturday. The heaviest snowfall will be overnight Friday. 
Snow Emergencies and Declarations:
The City of North Adams has declared a snow emergency from 8 p.m. Friday until 7 p.m. Saturday night. 
Residents may not park vehicles on city streets and are encouraged to limit their travel during this time to allow for the clearing of streets throughout this extended storm.  
Any cars that interfere with snow removal will be towed. In addition, all residents and visitors should note that the overnight parking ban is in effect and will be enforced. 
Clarksburg has declared a snow emergency that goes into effect Friday, March 3  at 9 pm and will last through Saturday, March 4 at 2 pm.
Residents and visitors are reminded that on-street parking is prohibited, and violators will be subject to being towed at their own expense.
The City of Pittsfield has declared a snow emergency effective 7 a.m. Friday, March 3, through 7 a.m. Sunday, March 5.
For the duration of the snow emergency, residents are asked to use off-street parking.
If off-street parking is not available, residents may park on the street observing the following
alternate side parking regulations:
  • Between 7 a.m. Friday and 7 a.m. Saturday: parking is allowed on the odd side of the street;
  • Between 7 a.m. Saturday and 7 a.m. Sunday: parking is allowed on the even side of the
  • street; and
  • Residents in and around downtown Pittsfield are encouraged to use the McKay Street parking garage which will be open to the public free of charge starting tonight and continuing through the duration of the emergency.
All other existing and signed parking regulations remain active. Non-permitted vehicles are prohibited from parking or standing in any open municipal parking lot between the hours of 12 a.m. and 7 a.m.
Vehicles found in violation of the above parking regulations may be towed at the vehicle owner's expense.
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