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Snow emergencies declared due to winter storm

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MADISON (WKOW) -- Communities across southern Wisconsin have declared snow emergencies because of the winter storm hitting Monday and Tuesday.

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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 will be declaring a Snow Emergency: beginning at 9:00 p.m. on Monday, March 5, 2018, and continuing until 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 6, 2018. A Snow Emergency means that there is no parking on any City street until 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 or 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.


To assist the Street Department in their plowing and cleanup efforts, the Watertown Police Department has declared a City-Wide SNOW EMERGENCY that will go into effect at 11:00 p.m. Monday night, March 5, 2018. The Snow Emergency will run for 48 hours.

During the 48-hour period of the snow emergency parking on all city streets and alleys will be banned between 11:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. the following morning. Residents who have no off-street parking available are encouraged to utilize municipal parking lots or make arrangements with neighbors, relatives or friends to avoid a potential $50.00 citation. In addition, any vehicle that has been ticketed and remains parked at the same location for 24 or more hours afterward may be towed at the owner’s expense.

Citizens are encouraged to monitor the Watertown Police Department web site at: or search for us on Facebook at Watertown WI Police Department for current snow alerts and notifications.

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