LIST: Snow Emergencies Where You Live

Updated: 01/30/2014 5:40 PM
Created: 01/30/2014 2:04 PM
By: Cassie Hart

Snow started falling about 4 a.m. Thursday. In the metro it dumped about 1-3 inches on the morning drive, and another 2-3 inches came later, according to meteorologist Ken Barlow.

The following cities have notified our KSTP newsroom that they have issued snow emergencies:

Eden Prairie

  • A snow emergency is in effect Thursday from noon to midnight. Parking is restricted on all Eden Prairie streets until the street has been plowed to the full width of the roadway.


  • If you are parking on the street between 1 a.m. and 7 a.m. on Jan. 31, residents should park on the odd side of the street or vehicles will be ticketed and towed. Get more information here.



  • A snow emergency is in effect. There is no parking on the streets. Full curb-to-curb plowing will be going on Thursday night. To avoid getting a ticket and/or tow.make sure you don't leave your car on the street.
    Call the city's snow emergency hotline for more parking rules: 763-531-1275.

St. Louis Park

St. Paul

  • St. Paul has declared a snow emergency. It begins at 9 p.m. on Thursday. All 'night plow routes' will be plowed. They will be marked with signs. Vehicles that are not moved will be ticketed and towed. Beginning at 8 a.m. Friday all 'day plow routes' will be plowed. 'Day plow routes' include all non-posted east-west residential streets and the non-posted side of north-south residential streets. If the street is not marked as a 'night plow route,' it is considered a 'day plow route.' Vehicles which are not moved from the 'day plow route' by 8 a.m. Friday will be ticketed and towed.


West St. Paul

  • Tagging and towing will begin at 2 a.m. Friday on snow emergency routes and at 8 a.m. Friday for non-snow emergency routes. 

Get more information on snow emergencies here. If you don't see your city on our list, check your city's website for parking rules.

KSTP file photo

Minneapolis/St. Paul

Broken Clouds
27° | 20°
  • Feels like: 13° F
  • Wind: SSW 8mph
  • Humidity: 60%
  • Sat Partly cloudy
    24° | 6°
  • Sun Cloudy
    13° | -2°
  • Mon More clouds than sun
    15° | 10°
  • Tue Cloudy
    18° | -1°