National Weather Service predicts up to 15” of snow in metro areas

Cities also declare snow emergencies

The National Weather Service- Twin Cities states the powerful winter storm hitting the area will continue to affect the area today (Sunday) through this evening.

“Moderate to heavy snow will be observed across much of Minnesota and Wisconsin today. Strong wind will develop this afternoon across western Minnesota, which will create white-out conditions at times.”

Parts of Twin Cities area, the northern half is predicted to get 9 to 15 inches of snow from this storm. The southern half is predicted to get between 8 to 12 inches of snow.

Those interested can visit the National Weather Service’s website,

Several cities in the metro area are also declaring snow emergencies.

Robbinsdale has declared a snow emergency. This means parking is not allowed on a street, highway or alley until the roadway has been plowed and the snow removed from the curb line. Cars will be ticketed and towed.

In St. Louis Park, on-street parking is banned from all streets until the streets have been plowed to the curb. According to the city’s website, “Crews are currently plowing mains and do not anticipate going into neighborhoods until after snow subsides.”

Golden Valley also has a snow emergency. Crews are plowing main arterial routes and “through” streets that connect neighborhoods to State and County roads.