From the City of Providence:
Providence Declares Citywide Parking Ban Beginning at 9PM
Clearing major roads, emergency routes is first priority; side streets are not plowed immediately during a snow event
PROVIDENCE, RI – In preparation for a snowstorm that is forecast to begin late this afternoon and peak in intensity this evening, Mayor Angel Taveras has declared a citywide parking ban beginning at 9PM tonight, Saturday, December 14. The parking ban will remain in effect until further notice.
Snowfall is forecasted to begin later this afternoon, peaking in intensity during the evening hours with 3-6 inches of snow before turning to sleet and rain early tomorrow morning.
Residents with overnight parking passes and all residents are advised that they cannot park on the street during the duration of the citywide parking ban. All vehicles parked on the street in violation of the citywide parking ban will be ticketed and towed to ensure that roadways can be plowed.
The Department of Public Works has prepared all equipment and personnel to respond to the storm.
The City’s snow hotline will not be open during this storm.