Snow Emergency

Snow Emergency Declared In PlymouthPlymouth becomes the first city in the metro area to declare a snow emergency Thursday. City officials say the emergency will go into effect Thursday night at 10 p.m. Blizzard conditions are causing chaos on roads throughout the state
Weekend Snow Emergency Info For The Twin Cities MetroFor those traveling in the Twin Cities metro on Sunday for the Vikings game or just to hang out, here's what you need to know – or have access to – in regards to snow emergency rules.
Hopkins, Robbinsdale Issue Winter Parking Restrictions The Twin Cities have already implemented winter parking restrictions due to this season’s combo of relentless snow and persistent, frigid cold, and now parking restrictions are coming to the western suburbs.
Cities Running Low On Salt During Extra-Snowy SeasonThis winter hasn't just been tough on our commutes and our psyche, it's been rough on city budgets, too.
Mpls. 'Winter Parking Restrictions' Begin Sunday MorningDue to the almost 57 inches of snow that has fallen in Minneapolis so far this season, city officials will implement winter parking restrictions beginning on Sunday morning. The restrictions effectively ban parking on the even side of all non-snow emergency routes beginning at 8 a.m. on Sunday morning, and will last until April 1, according to city officials. The ban may be lifted before that end date if conditions improve.
Troopers Respond To 174 Crashes As Snow Storm Hits Minn. After two days with highs in the 40s, a winter storm slammed into Minnesota Thursday, bringing blizzard conditions to the southern part of the state and threatening to dump well over 10 inches of snow overnight in the eastern-most counties.
Warmer Temps Makes President’s Day Snow BearableWhen the snow is piled so high that your neighborhood is almost unrecognizable, why not grab your friends and pile on. While the kids built snow forts and had snowball fights in one Champlin neighborhood, the adults worked by clearing sidewalks and driveways. Katie Matzke says the milder temperatures make this storm much easier to endure. "Today is just great. The kids can get out and have so much fun in the snow, and get some of their wiggles out, whereas before when it was so cold they couldn't even go outside," Matzke said. "I mean, it was just plain too dangerous.
Where Does The Snow Go In Minneapolis?Minneapolis is known as the City of Lakes, but lately it's looked more like the city of snow. Lisa McCulloch says the snow piles are in the way of everyone's day-to-day operations. "That's all you see are snow piles. You trudge over them to keep walking on the sidewalks," McCulloch said. "Driving, I'd feel like I can't quite see around that corner or I'm not sure if somebody is coming."
St. Paul, Minneapolis Declare Snow EmergenciesThe latest round of overnight snow across the Twin Cities has caused a few communities to declare snow emergencies. The City of St. Paul joined Bloomington, Lonsdale, St. Louis Park, Mendota Heights and Osseo after four to five inches of snow fell late Friday night and into Saturday morning.
Minneapolis Enters Day 3 Of Snow EmergencyThe City of Minneapolis is reminding its residents who park on the street that the recently issued snow emergency has not expired. City officials said Friday is Day 3 of the snow emergency.
St. Paul & Mpls. In Day 2 Of Snow EmergencyThe Twin Cities are each in their second day of snow emergencies Thursday following the three inches of snow that fell on Christmas Eve. In St. Paul, parking is prohibited on all Day Plow routes beginning at 8 a.m., which include all non-posted east-west residential streets and the non-posted side of north-south residential streets. In Minneapolis, there is no parking on the even side of non-snow emergency routes from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m.
Mpls., St. Paul, Plymouth Declare Snow EmergenciesAfter Tuesday night’s snow fall, Minneapolis, St. Paul and plymouth have declared snow emergencies. Starting at 9 p.m. Wednesday night, parking is prohibited on both sides of Snow Emergency routes in Minneapolis. Then beginning Thursday at 8 a.m., you are not allowed to park on the even side of non-snow emergency streets. In St. Paul, parking is not allowed on all Night Plow routes beginning on Wednesday night at 9 p.m. Then on Thursday at 8 a.m., plowing of Day Route streets will begin.