Updated: 02/22/2013 4:17 PM KSTP.com By: Leslie Dyste
With nearly six inches of snow expected to fall in the metro Friday, some cities are declaring snow emergencies.
The City of Crystal declared a snow emergency beginning at 7 a.m. No parking is allowed on city streets until they are plowed curb to curb.
The City of Mendota Heights declared a snow emergency. It's in effect until streets are plowed.
The City of Plymouth began its snow emergency at 10 a.m.
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The City of Robbinsdale declared a snow emergency. It's in effect until all streets are plowed curb to curb.
On Friday, February 22, 2013, beginning at 9:00 p.m. All NIGHT ROUTES will be plowed. Included are all arterial or main streets posted with signs that say “NIGHT PLOW ROUTES” and one side of all north-south residential streets posted with signs that say “NIGHT PLOW ROUTE - THIS SIDE OF STREET.”
On Saturday, February 23, 2013, beginning at 8:00 a.m., all DAY PLOW ROUTES will be plowed. Included are all non-posted east-west residential streets and the non-posted side of north-south residential streets.
Parking is banned until snow has been plowed to the curb. They will be implementing a full tag and tow.
The City of Wayzata has declared a parking ban on all public streets. The parking ban shall remain in effect until the snow has been removed or plowed to the curb line.
Note: The City of Minneapolis decided not to declare a snow emergency. The city says with warmer temperatures and less significant snowfall a snow emergency was not necessary. Plows are out clearing the streets. Although there is not an official snow emergency, the city is asking residents to help out by moving their cars when possible.