Southeastern Wisconsin communities declare snow emergencies

SOUTHEAST WISCONSIN (CBS 58) -- Some communities have declared snow emergencies in response to impending snow starting February 8 and continuing into February 9. 


UPDATE: The snow emergency will end five hours ahead of schedule at 7 a.m. on Saturday, February 10.

ORIGINAL: A snow emergency has been declared for the city of Wauwatosa. It will be in effect from 12:00 a.m. February 9 until 12:00 p.m. on February 10.

St. Francis

A snow emergency has been declared in St. Francis starting Thursday, February 8 at 11 p.m. and lasting until Saturday, February 10 at noon.


A snow emergency has been declared from 9 p.m. Thursday night and ending Saturday, February 10 at noon. During the snow emergency parking is not allowed on all main streets and parking on side streets is alternate side parking on the even addresses on the even day and odd addresses on the odd day. Main streets include S. 27th Street, S. 35th Street, S. 43rd Street, S. 51st Street, S. 60th Street, S. 68th Street, S. 76th Street, S. 84th Street, S. 92nd Street, S. 104th Street, S. 112th Street, S. 116th Street, S. 124th Street and W. Morgan Avenue, W. Howard Avenue, W. Coldspring Road, W. Layton Avenue, W. Edgerton Avenue, W. Grange Avenue, W. Ramsey Avenue, W. College Avenue, W. Loomis Road, W. Forest Home Avenue, W. Beloit Road, S. 31st Street between W. Edgerton Avenue and W. Grange Avenue.


The Watertown Police Department has declared a SNOW EMERGENCY that will go into effect at 11:00 p.m. Thursday night, February 8, 2018. The Snow Emergency will run for 48 hours through 11:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 10, 2018.

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 website at: or search for us on Facebook at Watertown WI Police Department for current snow alerts and notifications.

West Allis

UPDATE: The snow emergency is West Allis will conclude at 3 p.m. on Friday.

ORIGINAL: The City of West Allis has issued a snow emergency beginning Thursday, Feb. 8 at 9 p.m. until Saturday, Feb. 10 at 3 p.m. Parking restrictions are in effect. During a snow emergency parking is prohibited on all major emergency thoroughfares for the duration of the emergency. In addition, parking is limited to one side of all other streets. Any vehicles in violation of the parking restrictions during a snow emergency will be ticketed and towed at the owner's expense. Refuse/recycling services may be canceled on Friday, Feb. 9. If canceled, collection will be made up on Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. The Municipal Yard drop-off site will be closed Friday, Feb. 9 as well. For more information, please click here. 

City of Kenosha

UPDATE: The snow emergency will now end at 7 p.m. Friday.

ORIGINAL: A snow emergency will take effect at 11:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 8, 2018 and will remain in effect until noon on Saturday, February 10, 2018. Parking is prohibited on all city streets in the City of Kenosha during a snow emergency. For more information, please click here. 

Pleasant Prairie

A snow emergency has been declared in the Village of Pleasant Prairie beginning February 8, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. and will remain in effect until 12:00 p,m, on Saturday, February 10, 2018. 

During a snow emergency, no parking is allowed on village streets. All snow emergency parking restrictions will be enforced throughout the time period. For more information, please click here. 

Please monitor this article often. CBS 58 will continue to post any other snow emergencies called in southeast Wisconsin here.

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