Free Parking in Morristown as Snow Storm Starts

At least your car has a safe port in the storm, as fees are waved once again for residents.

In a move that surprised precisely no one, the office of Mayor Tim Dougherty announced Tuesday that the Morristown Parking Authority is suspending parking fees for residents through 6 p.m. Wednesday. 

In order to take advantage of the free parking, residents need only show their driver's license as proof. 

Folks can park at:

  • Dalton Garage 
  • Ann/Bank streets garage
  • DeHart garage
  • Parking Deck at Vail Mansion

The snow storm Tuesday morning has triggered an early dismissal for students in the Morris Plains and Morris School District, according to officials. 

All schools in the Morris School District will operate on a 4-Hr. 20 minute schedule and all after school activities and the Sunset program also are cancelled. 

The Morris Plains School District will will also have an early dismissal Tuesday, with classes dismissing at 12:45 p.m.. Preschool class will dismiss at 11:15 a.m.. 

According to the Morris County Office of Emergency Management's Jeff Paul, the data suggests snow will pick up afternoon and be heavy into midnight.

"The snow is anticipated to be moderate to heavy at times with the heavier accumulation occurring between 3 p.m. and midnight," Paul said. 

The snow is anticipated to stop between 2 and 6 a.m. on Wednesday morning with snow accumulations estimated at 5-10 inches, Paul said. 

"With the anticipated strong winds, we may experience blowing and drifting snow," Paul said. "Please adjust your travel plans accordingly. Be safe."


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