Created: 01/20/2014 6:43 PM WHEC.com
By: Associated Press
A winter storm is expected to dump anywhere from six to 10 inches of snow in the New York City area.
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for the city, including western Long Island, from noon Tuesday through 6 a.m. Wednesday. Forecasters say the snow will be accompanied by strong winds.
The sanitation department says it has begun loading salt spreaders and preparing plows to handle the snow alert. The department is also coordinating efforts with the city's Office of Emergency Management and the Transportation Department.
Alternate side parking regulations for Tuesday has also been suspended.