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Snow Emergencies? ‘Yes’ For St. Paul, ‘No’ For Mpls.

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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The City of Minneapolis will not declare a snow emergency Friday, but will send out plows to clear streets and alleys. St. Paul has declared a snow emergency effective 9 p.m. Friday night.

According to Minneapolis city officials, a snow emergency is not essential due to warm temperatures and snowfall amounts that are under three inches.

The city has sent out 33 snow plows to clear streets, and they plan to begin alley plowing Saturday at 8 a.m.

St. Paul officials have declared a snow emergency which goes in to effect Friday night at 9 p.m. on all Night Plow routes, and on the one side of all north-south streets with signs reading “Night Plow Route – This Side Of Street.”

Day Plow Routes will be plowed starting at 8 a.m. on Saturday. This phase of the snow emergency will include the plowing of all non-posted east-west residential streets, as well as the non-posted side of north-south residential streets.

For more information on St. Paul snow emergencies, call 651-266-PLOW (7569), or click here for their website.

For Minneapolis snow emergency information, call 612-348-SNOW (7669) or click here for their website.

Click here for information on snow emergencies in you area.

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