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Department Of Sanitation Issues Christmas Eve Snow Alert

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – You’re not the only one dreaming about a white Christmas.

The Department of Sanitation issued a snow alert starting as of 4 p.m.

A snow alert suggests that a “snow event” is possible.

Sanitation workers are loading up 365 salt spreaders, attaching plows and preparing tire chains.

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By midday Monday, most forecasts were calling for rain and the possibility of snow in New York City. Some accumulation was possible to the north of the city.

A winter weather advisory is in effect from 7 p.m. on Monday evening through 7 a.m. on Tuesday morning for part of northern New Jersey, the Hudson Valley and southern Connecticut.