Snow emergencies declared for multiple cities in Metro

Snow emergencies declared for multiple cities in Metro Photo: KSTP/ Chris Knoll

December 01, 2018 08:44 PM

Minnesotans are experiencing some snowy weather across the state Saturday.

Some cities have already issued snow emergencies. 


As of 8:30 p.m., snow emergencies have been declared for the following cities: Robbinsdale, Richfield, Brooklyn Park, Brooklyn Center, Coon Rapids and west St. Paul. 

Check your local area for snow emergencies 

The following list provides information regarding each city's snow emergency rules mentioned in this story. Be sure to refresh the page for the latest information on

Brooklyn Park

  • No on-street parking will begin at 2 a.m. Sunday until a street has been plowed curb to curb. Vehicles that remain on the street after 2 a.m. may be ticketed and towed. 
  • Off-street parking is available at various parking lots. Click here for a map with locations.


  • When two or more inches of snow is present on city streets, no parking will be allowed until the streets have been plowed curb to curb.
  • For more on Robbinsdale's rules regarding snow emergencies, click here.


  • On street parking is now prohibited until streets have been plowed curb to curb.
  • For more on Richfield's rules regarding snow emergencies, click here.

Brooklyn Center

  • Parking restrictions will take effect beginning at 2 a.m. No on-street parking until the roads are plowed curb to curb.
  • Vehicles not removed are subject to issuance of citation as well as towing to allow for snow plowing.
  • For more information on Brooklyn Center's policies, click here.

 West St. Paul

  • No parking after 2 a.m. until fully plowed (snow emergency routes).
  • No parking after 8 a.m. until street is fully plowed, or until 8 p.m., whichever comes first (all other streets and alleys).
  • For more information, click here.

 Coon Rapids

  • Snowplow crews will be out clearing the roadways Saturday night. They will begin again on Sunday starting at 6 a.m., as more snow is expected overnight. 
  • For those that live in a cul-de-sac, the snowplows will "ring the cul-de-sacs," meaning they will plow around the outer ring only on Sunday. If any further cleanup is necessary, that will be done on Monday. 
  • Winter parking reminder: vehicles cannot be parked on the street anytime between 2 a.m. and 6 a.m. each night.
  • For more information regarding Coon Rapids' snow emergency/plowing rules, click here.

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