Metro area cities begin to declare snow emergencies

Metro area cities begin to declare snow emergencies Photo: KSTP.

Updated: January 23, 2021 04:55 PM
Created: January 23, 2021 10:59 AM

Robbinsdale, Brooklyn Park and Elk River have all declared snow emergencies as 3-6 inches of snowfall head toward the Twin Cities.

Robbinsdale parking restrictions will take effect at 10 p.m. on Saturday and no on-street parking will remain in effect until roads are plowed curb to curb. Vehicles not removed are subject to the issuance of a citation and impoundment.

Brooklyn Park also issued a snow emergency that goes into effect Saturday at 11:59 p.m.

The city said there will be no on-street parking until the street has been plowed curb to curb. Vehicles that remain on the street after 11:59 p.m. may be ticketed and towed. The city also states that after the street has been plowed there is no on-street parking from 2 to 5 a.m. 

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