A lot of Twin Cities communities are under snow emergencies Wednesday morning, including Minneapolis and St. Paul.
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.
The St. Paul impound lot says its received more than 1,000 cars since snow emergency began in the city over the weekend.
City officials say plows will be in operation on residential streets during the day Tuesday, and they are asking residents to move their cars off streets to help with the plow effort.
The City of Minneapolis plans to replace all 5,500 Snow Emergency Route signs.
With 900 miles of streets, it takes a good three days for about 70 Minneapolis plows to get the city curb-to-curb clean.
Area streets have improved the day after the big snow storm, but they’ve also become snow packed and ice covered.
A number of electronic signs should help alert motorists avoid getting ticketed and towed in Minneapolis this winter.
Several St. Paul residents are a bit poorer today.
The City of St. Paul declared a snow emergency Wednesday afternoon following the winter storm that struck the Twin Cities metro area earlier in the morning.
Snow in the forecast could break our zero snow emergency streak.
Minneapolis officials are launching a new tool to let drivers know when the city is under a snow emergency.
Minneapolis has lifted the winter parking restrictions, which limited parking to one side of most neighborhood streets to create better access for emergency vehicles.
The City of Minneapolis has declared its eight snow emergency this winter, which sets a new seasonal record.
Drivers are still flooding impound lots to pick up their cars after Minneapolis and St. Paul both declared snow emergencies this past weekend.