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Northeast Wisconsin communities declare snow emergency

Posted at 2:49 PM, Dec 15, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-17 08:21:47-05

Appleton 

A Class III Snow Emergency for the City of Appleton goes into effect beginning at 2:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 17, through 5:00 a.m. on Sunday, December 18. 

During the snow emergency, parking is prohibited on all city streets to allow crews to clear the snow in a safe and efficient manner. In addition, no special parking permission will be granted by the Appleton Police Department. Vehicles in violation may be ticketed and towed.  

After the snow emergency has expired, parking will continue to be prohibited at metered parking stalls in the downtown area that are bagged as “No Parking”. This effort will allow the Public Works Department to quickly and efficiently remove snow from the downtown. 

Please avoid traveling on city streets until the storm has ended and all streets have been plowed.  If you need to venture out, please travel with caution and practice safe winter driving habits.  At times, roads will be slippery and snow covered and drifting conditions are also expected.  Traffic signals may also become obstructed by snow.

Please be patient. Crews will be out throughout the entire storm and will focus plowing/salting efforts on the City’s main roads.  A final plowing of all City streets will not begin until the storm has ended.

Follow the City on Facebook and Twitter for updates on plowing and salting operations.  

Clintonville

The City of Clintonville has declared a snow emergency beginning at 6:00 a.m. on Saturday December 17 and ending at 6:00 a.m. on Sunday December 18.

During this time, parking will not be permitted on any city street. 

This declaration is necessary to allow the Public Works Department the ability to remove the heavy accumulation of snow that is expected. 

De Pere

The City of De Pere has declared a snow emergency beginning at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, December 16 and ending at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 17.

A snow emergency has been declared in order to clear streets of expected heavy snowfalls. 

All vehicles must be moved off of the city streets by order of the Chief of Police.

Vehicles parked on the streets may be moved or removed at the owner's expense.

The De Pere Police Department would like to thank the community for its cooperation. 

North Fond du Lac

The Village of North Fond du Lac has declared a snow emergency effective from 5:00 p.m. on Friday, December 16 until 11:00 a.m. on Sunday, December 18. 

No parking or overnight parking is permitted on any Village street during this time.

Vehicles found parked on any Village street during this time will be ticketed and towed. 

Towing expenses will be the responsibility of the vehicle owner. 

Freedom 

A snow emergency has been declared for the Town of Freedom beginning Friday, December 16 at 7 a.m. until Sunday December 18 at 7  p.m. 

No parking on any road in town. Violators will be ticketed and/or towed. 

Gillett

A snow emergency has been declared in the City of Gillet. 

The snow emergency will begin at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, December 16 and end at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 17. 

There will be no parking allowed on city streets during this time. 

Green Bay

The City of Green Bay has declared a snow emergency beginning at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, December 16 due to the forecasted snow storm and high winds.

Snow emergency restrictions will remain in effect until 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 17.

The snow emergency will affect all streets within the corporate limits of the City of Green Bay. 

During Green Bay’s snow emergency period, the following restrictions apply:
1) No vehicle can park on any street until the snow emergency has expired.
2) Overnight on-street parking will not be granted.
3) Vehicles found parking on-street during the snow emergency will be tagged, ticketed and towed at the owner’s expense.
 
Hortonville
 
Class III Snow Emergency beginning at midnight tonight Friday the 16th, running until 6:00 pm tomorrow Saturday December 17th.
 

TRAFFIC CODE  7.05(4)(f)3.

3.  Class III Snow Emergency.

 a.  During a Class III snow emergency all parking shall be prohibited on all Village streets. 

 b.  Notice will be given in the media and by posting temporary signs on poles, public buildings and similar places.

c.  No forfeitures shall be evoked for the first day of this emergency.

d.  Where snow has been removed to the curb, these emergency parking restrictions shall not apply.

Routine snow season parking rules will resume Sunday morning:

SNOW SEASON PARKING.  From November 15 of each year until April 1 of the following year, no person shall park any vehicle except an emergency vehicle between 3:00 a.m. until 6:00 a.m. of any day on any street including State Highway 15 in the Village unless permission is granted by the Hortonville Police Department.  

Menasha

The City of Menasha has declared a snow emergency beginning Friday at midnight and ending at 6:00 a.m. on Sunday, December 18. 

The National Weather Service has declared a Winter Storm Warning for Menasha with expected snowfall between 8"-12".

Snow emergency routes in the City of Menasha will be maintained throughout the storm with all other streets plowed following the completion of the snow event.

During a snow emergency parking is not allowed on city streets. 

 
New London
 
City of New London has declared a Snow Emergency beginning at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, December 16, 2016.
 
This Snow Emergency remains in effect until 12:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 18, 2016. A Snow Emergency prohibits overnight parking on all City streets. 
 
The New London Police Department will not be issuing any exceptions to the parking ordinance.
 
During these forecasted emergencies, please avoid traveling on city streets (unless absolutely necessary) until the storm ends and all streets have been plowed.
 
Required travel should be done with caution.  Remember to keep a safe distance from all plowing equipment and to leave plenty of distance for stopping.
 
Oshkosh
 
The City of Oshkosh has declared a snow emergency effective at 9:00 p.m. on Friday, December 16. The snow emergency will remain in effect until 12:00 a.m. on Sunday, December 18.
 
Snow emergency parking restrictions on city streets will be as follows: On Friday, December 16, 2016
beginning at 9 p.m., vehicles may park on the side of the street with even?numbered addresses. This will be in
effect until 12 p.m. (noon) on Saturday, December 17.
 
On Saturday at noon, vehicles will be required to park on the side of the street with odd?numbered addresses.
This will remain in effect until 12 a.m. on Sunday, December 18, when it is anticipated that the snow
emergency will be lifted. “No Parking” restrictions remain in effect for all vehicles between 2 a.m. – 5 a.m.
The City of Oshkosh Public Works Department requests your cooperation during this snow emergency, and
strongly encourages motorists to avoid parking on city streets at all. This would assist the plows greatly as
they clear the streets. Vehicles that do not comply with the snow emergency parking restrictions may be
ticketed or towed.
 
This snow emergency is subject to change based upon weather conditions. Please be alert for further updates
and weather announcements. If you’d like snow emergency and other winter road updates sent directly to
your inbox, send an email to oshkosh_winter_roads?subscribe@lists.ci.oshkosh.wi.us. You will receive an
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Motorists who must travel during the snow emergency are asked to pay attention, use caution, leave plenty of
room for stopping, and allow extra time to get to your destination.
 
Village of Suamico
 
The Village of Suamico has declared a snow emergency beginning at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, December 16 and ending at 6:00 a.m. on Sunday, December 18. 
 
During this time, it is prohibited to park vehicles, trailers or semitrailers on any Village road. 
 
The Sheriff's Department may tow away any motor vehicle, trailer, or semitrailer found in violation with this declaration at the owner's expense.