City issues snow emergency to start at 8 a.m. Wednesday

Published 3:14 pm Tuesday, January 24, 2017

The city of Austin has issued a snow emergency to start at 8 a.m. Wednesday.

Snow emergencies last for three days or until they are canceled.

Parking in city business areas will be prohibited from 1 to 8 a.m. during the 72-hour snow emergency. Business areas include the midtown area, the Sterling Shopping Center, the Hormel Foods Corp. plant area and the East Side businesses.

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All vehicles on streets, avenues, places and drives in the city from 8 a.m. to 8 a.m. the next day must be be parked only on the side of the street with even numbers postal addresses on even-numbered days of the month. Similarly, they shall be parked only on the odd-numbered side of the street on odd-numbered days of the month.