UPDATE: Snow Emergencies Expire Sunday Morning

List of communities that have declared snow emergencies:

---City of Madison: Snow Emergency Extended Through Sunday Morning

Illegally Parked Vehicles Subject to Towing

The City of Madison will be extending the snow emergency that was declared yesterday. That means that alternate side parking restrictions will be in effect throughout the entire City of Madison including the downtown/isthmus snow emergency zone until 7 a.m. Sunday.

Madison residents are asked to remove all vehicles from the street if possible. Residents who must park on the street this evening should park on the EVEN house numbered side of the street. Vehicles parked on the street Saturday evening December 22nd should be parked on the ODD house numbered side of the street. Violations of the alternate side parking rules are punishable by a fine of $60 throughout the entire City of Madison. Violators could also be towed.

The Snow Emergency will remain in effect until at least 7 a.m. on Sunday December 23rd.

Parking is available in the cashiered sections of city-owned ramps in the downtown area. During a declared Snow Emergency you can park for no charge at the City ramps from 9 p.m. until 7 a.m. If you enter before 9 p.m. or leave after 7 a.m. you are liable for any parking charges before 9 p.m. and from 7 a.m. until the time you leave. For additional information on parking alternatives go to http://www.cityofmadison.com/residents/winter/parking/faqs.cfm

Streets Set For Towing

Cars parked illegally on the following streets will be towed starting at 1:00 a.m. on Saturday December 22nd. The same streets will also be subject to towing starting at 1:00 a.m. on Sunday 12/23.

-W. Wilson St.
-W. Doty St.
-W. Main St.
-W. Washington Ave.
-10-200 W. Gilman St.
-E. Mifflin St.
-N. Hamilton St.
-W. Mifflin St.
-N. Hancock St.
-S. Hancock St.
-N. Franklin St.
-S. Franklin St.
-N. Blair St.
-E. Johnson St. (Blair - Baldwin)
-300 S. Henry St.
-300 S. Hamilton St.
-N. Bedford St.
-Wisconsin Ave. (200,300 and 500)
-S. Bedford St.
-N. Henry St.
-N. Carroll St. (300,400 and 500)
-E. Dayton St.

-- In accordance with City Ordinance 13.04(1), the City of Beloit, hereby declares a snow emergency. The declaration shall take effect at 3:00 pm on Thursday, December 20, 2012 and remain in effect until 3:00 pm on Friday, December 21, 2012. Due to construction downtown, the 400 block of East Grand will be temporarily posted as a one-way street for west bound traffic. When the snow can be removed, eastbound traffic will be restored.

During the snow emergency declaration, the parking or standing of any vehicle on a city street is prohibited. The following parking lots have been designated as official area for off-street parking for residents to park their personal vehicles during a snow emergency.

Krueger Park Upper parking lot- East lots only
Krueger Golf Course Lot - South lot between designated signs
Wootten Park - South end between designated signs
Riverside Part Rotary Center - Two center rows between signs
Riverside Park Jones Shelter - All areas
Angel Museum - All areas
Iron Works South Parking lot - West side of lot between signs
4th St. Public Parking - Center island between signs
West Grand Public Parking - Between designated signs
Telfer Park Parking Lot - South East lot between designated signs


-- Cottage Grove Village President Diane Wiedenbeck pursuant to Village Ordinance has issued a snow emergency, effective at 12 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 20 through noon on Friday, Dec. 21. Per Village ordinance, parking on Village streets is prohibited until the snow emergency ends at noon on Friday, Dec. 21. Keeping streets clear of cars helps Village crews quickly and completely clear streets of snow. If you must travel during the snow emergency, please be alert and drive safely.

-- City of Fort Atkinson: The City of Fort Atkinson is declaring a snow emergency. The declaration shall take effect at 12:00 AM December 20,2012 and remain in effect until 6:00 PM December 21, 2012.

-- The City of Janesville has declared a snow emergency for December 20 starting at 5 PM. A snow emergency means that all parked vehicles must be removed from city streets and public parking lots until snow plowing operations are complete. To ensure that you do not receive a parking ticket, please move your vehicle prior to 5 PM and keep your vehicle off city streets until they have been completely plowed.

The best place to park during a snow emergency is in your garage or driveway. If you are unable to park in a driveway or garage, please park in one of the designated snow emergency parking stalls. These stalls are located in the seven downtown municipal parking lots listed below.

East Wall Street Lot at East Wall Street & North Parker Drive
Municipal Building Lot at West Wall Street & North Jackson Street
South High Street Lot at West Court Street & South High Street
Senior Center Lot at St. Lawrence Avenue & Water Street
Hedberg Public Library Lot on Water Street
River/Union Street Lot at South River Street & Union Street
North Parker Drive Parking Ramp at North Parker Drive and East Wall Street

When you arrive at the lot, look for the signs designating the snow emergency parking stalls. Fines for parking on the streets during a snow emergency are $50. The Police Department may begin issuing tickets to violators before plowing operations begin.

Janesville residents can get additional snow emergency information from the City's website (www.ci.janesville.wi.us/snow) or by calling 755-SNOW. To report problems or concerns, please call 755-3110.

The City of Janesville has scheduled downtown snow removal activities for December 21 beginning at approximately 11PM. During removal activities, citizens are encouraged to refrain from parking in on-street stalls in the downtown area. Also, business owners in the downtown are encouraged to remove snow and ice from their sidewalks as best they can prior to this event. For questions, please contact the City Services Center at 755-3110.

-- The Village of McFarland has issued a snow emergency from Wednesday, December 19th, 2012 at 11:00 PM to Friday, December 21st, 2012 at 11:00 PM.

Per Village Ordinance, Section 35-158(b), no vehicles are allowed to be parked on any Village street during the declared snow emergency. Alternate parking is available in the Municipal Center parking lot, McFarland Public Library parking lot and the parking lot located at Exchange Street and Farwell Street.

--The Village of Marshall declares a Snow Emergency in effect starting this evening from 12:00 a.m., Thursday, December 20, 2012, until 12:00 a.m., Saturday, December 21, 2012. When a snow emergency has been declared, no street parking is allowed during the 48 hour declaration or until it has been cancelled. According to Village of Marshall Ordinance 10-1-27(c)(1), The Village Board hereby declares that a snow emergency exists in the Village of Marshall whenever a snowfall during any period of twenty-four (24) hours or less reaches a depth of three (3) inches or more. Such emergency is declared to be a serious public hazard impairing transportation and public health, safety and welfare for a period of forty-eight (48) hours or until such time as snow removal operations have been declared completed by the Director of Public Works or his designee. During a snow emergency, parking on all Village streets is prohibited per Village of Marshall Ordinance 10-1-27(d)(1). Vehicles parked on the street in violation of this ordinance can be ticketed with a $30 fine and may be

-- The City of Mauston's mayor has official declared a snow emergency for all City Streets. The snow emergency will go into effect at 6:00 am Thursday and last until noon Saturday. The emergency means there will be no parking on any City Streets, during this time, so crews can clear the streets. Violators are subject to a ticket and or towing of their vehicle. Public parking lots and downtown areas will be opened without restriction on their normal parking times, which are 6:00am to 2:00am daily.

-- The Village of Oregon is declaring a Snow Emergency beginning at 10:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 19th and continuing until 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 22nd. A Snow Emergency means that there is no parking on any Village street until the Snow Emergency has been canceled. Vehicles parked on the street in violation of this ordinance can be ticketed and may be towed.

-- The Town of Pleasant Springs has declared a snow emergency. All parking on town roads is prohibited until 8:00 am Sunday, December 23, 2012.

-- The Village of Shorewood Hills has declared a snow emergency. No vehicles, trailers, etc. shall be parked on Village roadways from 10:00 P.M. on Wednesday, December 19, 2012 until 11:59 P.M. on Friday, December 21, 2012. Any vehicle, trailer, etc. on the roadway between these hours is subject to citation and/or towing. If you have any questions, please contact the Shorewood Hills Police Department at 608-267-1110.

-- The City of Stoughton has declared a Snow Emergency. Parking will be even / odd. Goes into effect at Midnight to 8 A.M. and remains in effect until three (3) consecutive Midnight to 8 AM periods have elapsed, or the emergency is cancelled or extended.

-- The City of Sun Prairie is declaring a Snow Emergency beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Thursday, December 20 and continuing until 7 a.m. on Friday, December 21. A Snow Emergency means that there is no parking on any City street until the Snow Emergency has been canceled. Vehicles parked on the street in violation of this ordinance can be ticketed ($50 fine) and may be towed.

-- The Town of Windsor has declared a snow emergency. There is no parking on Windsor streets, from 12 noon on Thursday, December 20th until 5 p.m. on Friday, December 21st. Violators may be ticketed and possibly towed.

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