Minneapolis, St. Paul among many metro cities to declare snow emergencies

Parking restrictions will soon go into effect.
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Snow emergencies are being declared across the Twin Cities after heavy snow continued into Sunday.

Minneapolis and St. Pail have both declared snow emergencies starting at 9 p.m. Sunday.

In Minneapolis, snow emergency routes will be plowed on Sunday night, with residents parked on such a street having to move their vehicles or face being towed.

There will then be no parking on even numbered side of the road from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Monday, and no parking on the odd numbered side of the road from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday.

You can find out more about Minneapolis' snow emergency rules here.

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In St. Paul, night plow routes will start at 9 p.m. Sunday, which includes downtown streets and all streets with "night plow route" and "night plow route this side of street" signs.

Then, all day plow routes will be plowed starting 8 a.m. Monday – which is basically every street that's not a night plow route.

This will continue until 9 p.m. on Thursday, with vehicle owners told not to park on streets where snow has not been plowed to the curb, otherwise you face being ticketed and towed.

You can find out more about St. Paul's snow emergency rules here.

Other cities calling snow emergencies include Eden Prairie, where drivers are told not to park on city streets until noon on Monday, and Plymouth, which started snow removal at 10 a.m. and will continue on main and secondary roads from 6 a.m. Monday.

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