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Municipality preparing for forecasted weather event 

The Halifax Regional Municipality continues to monitor the weather forecast, with a complex weather system expected to move into the Halifax region tomorrow. 
Current forecasts indicate snow beginning early Monday morning across the municipality, with an expected accumulation of 15 cm to 20 cm of snow. Residents can also expect gusty winds of up to 50 km/h to 70 km/h. Motorists and other travellers are advised to take precautions if commuting during the weather event. 
Snow clearing
Overnight, crews will begin applying de-icing materials to streets and sidewalks in anticipation of the forecasted snowfall, and will remain on standby. 
Overnight winter parking ban 
The overnight winter parking ban is not in effect after March 31, however, regardless of the status of an overnight winter parking ban, or whether you have received a notification, vehicles can be towed, day or night, at any time of year, if they are interfering with snow-clearing operations, as per Section 139 of the Nova Scotia Motor Vehicle Act
Residents are reminded to never operate a generator, barbecue or any other fuel filled item inside a home or garage. Residents are also urged to stay away from the coastline during any severe weather event due to dangers associated with potential storm surge(s).
Stay informed

Residents are urged to sign-up for hfxALERT, the municipality’s mass notification system. Subscribers will receive alerts by phone, email or text. Sign up at
Residents can also call 311 for updated information on municipal services, or to report issues such as flooding, downed trees or blocked roadways. For emergencies, residents should call 911.
Any impacts to municipal services will be communicated. Residents are encouraged to visit or follow @hfxgov on Twitter for updates and information during a weather event.