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Hopkins Declares Snow Emergency

Residents must remove their cars from city streets, parking spaces and right-of-ways. Any vehicles that aren’t moved may be towed.

The ongoing snowfall has prompted Hopkins to declare a snow emergency starting Sunday.

Tagging and towing operations will start at 9:30 p.m., Public Works Director Steve Stadler said. Residents must remove their cars from city streets, parking spaces and right-of-ways. Any vehicles that aren’t moved may be towed.

Plow trucks will be out just after 2 a.m. Monday. Main routes are also being plowed Sunday afternoon.

Snow emergency restrictions remain in place until streets are plowed curb to curb and parking spaces are completely plowed. Those without their own off-street parking can click here to see a map of approved snow emergency parking locations.

Anyone whose vehicle is towed can call 952-949-2385 to find out how to reclaim the vehicle or click here for further details. Owners must show proof of ownership, proof of insurance and a valid driver's license.

Hopkins declares snow emergencies when snow is more than two inches deep, as measured in the community.

Click here for a look at Hopkins’ snow rules in greater detail.

Worried about traffic conditions? Click here for the latest road updates.

Do you have photos of this weekend's snowfall? Share them with your neighbors in Patch's community gallery.

 

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