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Sioux Falls under snow alert; cars not moved will be ticketed, towed

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Sioux Falls is under a snow alert.

Plowing of emergency snow routes began today and will continue until routes are clear. All vehicles parked on emergency snow routes are subject to immediate ticketing and towing.

Zone 3: Plowing in Zone 3 will begin this morning after emergency routes have been cleared. All streets in Zone 3 will be plowed. All vehicles parked in Zone 3 are subject to ticketing and towing during snow plowing operations until the streets have been plowed.

Zone 2: Plowing of east/west streets will begin at 8 p.m. Friday.

Plowing of north/south streets will begin at 8 a.m. Saturday.

All vehicles parked on streets in Zone 2 during snow plowing operations are subject to ticketing and towing.

Zone 1: Snow pickup operations in Zone 1 will begin after midnight on Sunday. Vehicles parked in Zone 1 will be subject to ticketing and towing between the hours of 1 a.m. and 6 a.m. on Sunday. During a snow alert, parking is prohibited in the downtown area between 1 a.m. and 6 a.m.

If you are unsure what snow zone you are in, or where the zone boundaries are located, use our online interactive map, which allows you to pinpoint your zone by address. This is available at

You may subscribe to email snow alert notifications by creating an account at and selecting "Snow Alert Emails" in the subscribe section.

Text message alerts are also available by texting SNOW to 605-413-1990.

Property owners are reminded that the City of Sioux Falls requires all public sidewalks cleared of ice and snow within 48 hours after completion of each snow or ice accumulation. Sidewalks at intersections or crosswalks shall also be cleared to the street. Call 978-6900 during normal business hours, or leave a voice message after hours or on weekends, to report violations.

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