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Posted on: December 10, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Snow Emergency Declared

Red text stating "Snow Emergency Declared"

For Immediate Release

Contact: Rick Moskwa
Public Works Director
Public Works Department
651.385-3653

Snow Emergency Declared


(December 10, 2021, Red Wing, Minn.) – In anticipation of receiving more than six inches of snow in the snow event currently underway, the City of Red Wing is declaring a snow emergency. 


This snow emergency will take effect tonight at 12:01 a.m. Saturday December 11. According to the guidelines established in the Snow & Ice Control Policy, all vehicles parked on city streets designated as Snow Emergency Routes must be moved and must remain off these streets until noon on Saturday DEcember 11. Vehicles remaining parked on these streets during the declared period will be towed at the vehicle owners’ expense. This includes vehicles re-parked on plowed streets during the declared period. Parking is allowed during this period on all other streets that are designated as Non-Snow Emergency Route streets unless otherwise indicated.


The Snow Emergency for all other city streets designated as Non-Snow Emergency Route streets will begin at 12:01 a.m. on Sunday December 12. All vehicles parked on these streets must be moved and must remain off these streets until noon on Sunday December 12. Vehicles remaining parked on these streets during the declared period will be towed at the vehicle owners’ expense. This includes vehicles re-parked on plowed streets during the declared period. Parking is allowed during this period on all streets that are designated as Snow Emergency Route streets unless otherwise indicated.

  • City parking lot at Third and Plum Street
  • City parking lot at Oak and Williams Streets
  • City parking lot off Bohmbach Drive by the Athletic Field
  • City parking area at the Tenth Street Pump Station
  • Legion parking lot at West Fourth and Potter Streets
  • City parking area at 321 Potter Street
  • City parking area at 320 Bluff Street
  • All three city parking ramps – LaGrange, Studebaker and the Fourth Street Ramp
  • Residents are also encouraged to check with their neighbors for available off-street parking. 
  • Once the emergency period ends, existing parking restrictions will apply.

Tune in to KWNG/KCUE radio, Local Government Access Channel 6, City of Red Wing Facebook and Twitter pages, or visit www.red-wing.org for sign up for text notifications and more information about this snow emergency. The cooperation of drivers and residents is greatly appreciated in assisting with this snow emergency.


The City of Red Wing is dedicated to creating a sustainable, healthy, accessible, resilient, and equitable community where every person feels at home.

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