Snow Emergencies, Winter Storm Watch in effect

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MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - The major winter storm impacts the NBC15 viewing area through midday Jan. 23, according to NBC15 Meteorologist Brian Doogs. Expect snow and freezing drizzle to switch to all snow overnight. Accumulations are expected to be 3-6 inches across the northern counties of the NBC15 viewing area and 6-10 inches across the rest of the NBC15 viewing area.

Brutal cold air is expected to return by the end of the week, with overnight lows expected to be well below zero and highs nearing 0 degrees Fahrenheit.


Snow emergencies were declared for the following are communities ahead of Tuesday's snow storm:

Village of Arlington:
Vehicles are not allowed to park or leave a vehicle unattended on any street or ally.

City of Beloit:
Starting at 3 p.m., Jan. 22, until 3 p.m. Jan. 23.
Vehicles are prohibited from parking or standing on city streets during a snow emergency, according to Beloit city ordinance.

Village of Blue Mounds:
The Village declared a snow emergency from 12 p.m., Jan. 22 until 12 p.m., Jan. 23. Any vehicle left on the streets are at risk of being ticketed and/or towed. All even/odd side parking will be suspended in the Village during the declaration.

Village of Clinton:
From 2 p.m., Jan. 22-2 p.m., Jan. 23. No parking is allowed on village streets during the snow removal emergency. Twenty-four-hour parking is available in the municipal parking lot in the 200 block of Mill Street. Vehicles must be moved after 24 hours in the municipal parking lot.

City of Fort Atkinson:
Starting at 1 a.m., Jan. 23 until 1 p.m.

City of Janesville:
Starting at 10 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 22 through Jan. 23.
All vehicles must be removed from city streets and public parking lots until snow operations are complete.

Village of Marshall:
6 p.m., Jan. 22, and will go for 48 hours.

Village of McFarland:
3 p.m., Jan. 22-6 p.m., Jan. 23. No parking on all village streets and roadways, pursuant to Village Ordinance Section 35-158(b).

City of Monona:
Starting at 6 p.m., Jan. 22-6 p.m., Jan. 23, 2019.
The police department may ticket and tow vehicles parked on Monona streets that obstruct snow removal operations. To avoid getting a ticket or towed, park vehicles in City of Monona parking lots that serve city parks until the end of the snow emergency.

These include the public lots at Ahuska, Lottes, Winnequah, Frostwoods Beach, Fireman's, Maywood and Schluter Parks.

City of Portage:
Starting at 2 a.m., Jan. 23, parking is prohibited on all signed snow routes. At 5 a.m., Jan. 23, parking is prohibited on all other streets except the Central Business District.

In the Central Business District, parking is prohibited from 12 a.m., Jan. 23 to 6 a.m., Jan. 23. Any vehicles in the prohibited areas will be towed and fined. The snow emergency will remain in effect for 48 hours or until it is cancelled by the street superintendent.

City of Stoughton:
Starting at midnight on Jan. 22 through 8 a.m. Jan. 23.
Parking will be even/odd.

City of Sun Prairie:
Starting at 3 p.m., Jan. 22, until 3 p.m. Jan. 23.
Snow Routes will be maintained as necessary Tuesday afternoon and evening and a full plowing of the City is planned for the early morning hours Wednesday.

City of Watertown:
Starting at 11 p.m., Jan. 22 until 11 p.m., Jan.24.
During the 48-hour period of the snow emergency parking on all city streets and alleys will be banned between 11 p.m. and 7 a.m. the following morning.

Stay with, as this web story will be continuously updated with any additional snow emergencies.