St. Paul declares snow emergency Friday

The City of St. Paul, Minnesota has declared a snow emergency, with plowing to begin at 9 p.m. Friday night. 

Snow has been falling steadily in the city since late Friday morning. 


Beginning at 9 p.m. on Friday, all NIGHT PLOW ROUTES will be plowed. Night Plow Routes include all of downtown and streets with signs posted that say "NIGHT PLOW ROUTE" and "NIGHT PLOW ROUTE-THIS SIDE OF STREET."

Vehicles which are not moved from Night Plow Routes by 9 p.m. on Friday will be ticketed and towed.

Beginning at 8 a.m. on Saturday, all DAY PLOW ROUTES will be plowed. If the street is not marked as a “Night Plow Route,” it is considered a Day Plow Route. 

Vehicles which are not moved from Day Plow Routes by 8 a.m. on Saturday will be ticketed and towed. 

A Snow Emergency lasts 96 hours from when it takes effect at 9 p.m. Parking is banned until streets are plowed full width. 

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