Updated:
Original:

Snow emergencies declared in Minneapolis and St. Paul

Author:

Minneapolis and St. Paul declared snow emergencies Saturday after a 2 to 5 inch snowfall across the Twin Cities.

The Star Tribune reports that parking restrictions will begin at 9 p.m. in both cities. For details on parking restrictions in Minneapolis, click here. For St. Paul parking rules, click here.

In Minneapolis there is no parking on either side of a snow emergency route until the street has been fully plowed. If a vehicle violates the restrictions it will be ticketed and towed.

From 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. on Sunday there is no parking on the even side o a non-snow emergency route or on either side of a parkway until they are fully plowed.

The from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Monday there is no parking on the odd side of a non-snow emergency route.

In St. Paul, night plow routes will be plowed starting at 9 p.m. Any vehicles parked on those streets will be ticked and towed. Then starting at 8 a.m. on Sunday all day plow routes will be plowed. If vehicles are parked on those streets are not moved by 8 a.m. on Sunday they will be ticketed and towed. Any streets in the St. Paul not marked with a night plow sign is a day plow route.

The National Weather Service reports the heaviest snow fall totals in the metro came through parts of Hennepin and Wright counties.

In the metro Hennepin and Wright counties back into central Minnesota near St. Cloud.

St. Michael reported 6 inches of snow, while Brooklyn Park, Plymouth, Edina and Lakeville all reported 5 inches, according to the weather service. The Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport recorded around 4.5 inches.

Around the rest of the state, the north central Minnesota town of Wadena recorded 7.5 inches of snow. Nearby Hewitt received around 7 inches.

Bloomington, Lonsdale, St. Louis Park, Mendota Heights and Osseo also have declared snow emergencies after the storm, according to WCCO.

Next Up

denny dempsey

Burnsville priest identified as bicyclist killed in Rosemount

The church says he was doing what he loved: riding his bike.

Matt Dumba

Wild open road trip with win over Canucks

At 5-1, only the St. Louis Blues (5-0) are off to a better start in the Western Conference than the Wild.

moose minnesota usfws - flickr

MN homeowner mistakes large tent for dead moose

They spotted two people on a security camera dragging the "moose" across a driveway.

Flickr - minneapolis police officer close-up belt camera - Tony Webster

What happens if Mpls. public safety question passes? City memo provides answers

The memo was sent to the mayor and council members Tuesday morning.

Wild

COVID-19 hits Minnesota Wild coaching staff

The Wild will be shorthanded for Tuesday night's game in Vancouver.

Anthony Edwards

Ant takes alpha role after bad loss: 'We need to lock the f*** in'

The Timberwolves' rising star was not happy after Monday's loss to the Pelicans.

parker eisinger

Lakeville football player diagnosed with cancer week before playoffs

The tenth-grader was diagnosed with a form of cancer most commonly found in people aged 65 and older.

University of Minnesota peeping tom suspect

Someone keeps trying to film showering women at U of M

The university has received three reports in the past two weeks.

john Fluevog shoes 1

John Fluevog Shoes closes its Uptown Minneapolis store

The brand could return to the Twin Cities one day.

sidecar drink

Sidecar — Town Hall's new cocktail lounge — is officially open in Minneapolis

It's the fifth Town Hall location, but the first to focus on cocktails.

Related

tow truck, snow emergency, Minneapolis

Minneapolis, St. Paul declare snow emergencies

Both snow emergencies go into effect at 9 p.m. Wednesday.

plow, snow

Minneapolis, St. Paul both declare snow emergencies

Parking restrictions will be in place the next two days.

Snow emergencies declared; crashes pile up in Twin Cities

Minneapolis and St. Paul have both declared snow emergencies.