Several area communities have declared snow emergencies as a wave of snow, enhanced by the lake effect, makes its way across southeast Wisconsin. Here's a running list of what's come into our newsroom so far:
County Executive Chris Abele announced a snow emergency for the county effective as of 1:00 p.m. Monday. All non-essential departments will be closed for the safety of employees and the public. MCTS buses will run as scheduled. Normal county operations will resume at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday. More info.
A Snow Emergency takes effect at noon Monday in Kenosha, and will continue "until further notice." Parking is prohibited on all city streets during the snow emergency. Get more information here.
City of Wauwatosa
Wauwatosa's Snow Emergency began at 10:00 a.m. Monday and will end when conditions permit. More info.
West Allis' Snow Emergency begins Monday at 9:00 p.m. and will last until Tuesday at noon. More info.
Village of Pleasant Prairie
Pleasant Prairie's Snow Emergency was declared at about 8:30 a.m. Monday morning and will remain in effect until noon Tuesday. No parking is allowed on village streets during a snow emergency, and all snow emergency parking restrictions will be enforced. More info.
Be sure and try our new SNOWCAST APP! It is the "snow equivalent to STORM SHIELD" - a great new product that gives you high resolution snow forecasts for any part of the nation! It has just been introduced for iPhones, but we are working on the Android version! Just search SNOWCAST in the App Store or click here.