Make sure you’re set up for Minneapolis Snow Emergency notifications
You have lots of ways to learn when Minneapolis Snow Emergencies are declared and what to do when they are. The notifications can help you avoid a ticket and a tow. Please use these tools and share them with your customers, friends and Minneapolis connections. The City advises drivers to put many of these tools to use, not just one or two.
- Facebook: Like Minneapolis Snow Emergency on Facebook at www.facebook.com/MinneapolisSnowEmergency.
- Twitter: Follow @MinneapolisSnow on Twitter.
- Email and text alerts: Sign up to get Snow Emergency alerts automatically emailed to you or texted to your phone at www.minneapolismn.gov/snow/snow_esubscribe.
- App for Android devices and iPhones: Download the Snow Emergency app to an Android device or iPhone. During a Snow Emergency, the app will show the parking rules for that day. It also has a street lookup, which lets users see where they can park on that day by street address or by having the device’s location services function approximate their locations.
- Phone alerts: Sign up for an automated phone alert by adding your phone number, including cellphone or unlisted landline numbers, to the alert system.
- Hotline: Call the automated 612-348-SNOW hotline to find out if a Snow Emergency has been declared. If a Snow Emergency is in effect, the hotline will have information on that day’s parking restrictions that drivers need to follow to avoid tickets and tows. The hotline includes information in English, Spanish, Somali and Hmong.
- The City’s website: Go to www.minneapolismn.gov/snow to find out whether a Snow Emergency has been declared and for a wealth of information on Snow Emergencies in many languages. Also, check out the street lookup, which lets you put in an address or a neighborhood to see where you can park during a Snow Emergency.
- Cable TV: Tune in to cable channels 14 and 79. These channels will have information in several languages when a Snow Emergency is declared.
- Videos: There are informative videos in English, Spanish, Somali and Hmong on the City's YouTube channel to help explain where you can park when a Snow Emergency is declared.
Published Dec 1, 2015