Police issue snow emergency to go into effect at midnightPolice department declares snow emergency, which prohibits parking on East Fifth Street and Hammond Avenue.
With the forecast for a winter storm arriving at 6 p.m. this evening and accumulations of snow forecasted at five inches by 7 a.m. Wednesday, the city of Superior will declare a snow emergency and establish its snow emergency routes at 12:01 a.m. Feb. 29.
The snow emergency routes are established to detour traffic off U.S. Highways 2/53 as this area often has low visibility and hazardous driving conditions during heavy snow fall and high winds. Parking is prohibited on Hammond Avenue between North Fifth and North 28th streets and on East Fifth Street between 18th and 31st Avenues East during a snow emergency. Vehicles parked along these routes may be ticketed or towed as necessary.
The snow emergency routes will be cancelled after snowfall dissipates and road conditions improve.
The public will be notified when the snow emergency conditions are lifted.