NWS: Here’s What to Expect from the First Winter Storm of the Season in Stillwater

A winter storm system that will linger in the Stillwater area for more than 24 hours will drop heavy, wet snow and impact the Monday afternoon and Tuesday morning commute, according to an update issued by the National Weather Service Sunday evening.

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for the Stillwater area with forecasts calling for 6 to 10 inches of heavy, wet snow to fall on the area beginning Monday morning and lasting through Tuesday.

The NWS has issued a video breakdown of the storm, available here.

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Winter Parking

Stillwater’s Winter Parking ordinance says that all vehicles parked on city streets must be parked on the side of the street that bears addresses that are odd and/or even according to the day.

On odd-numbered days, vehicles must be parked on the odd-addressed side of the street. On even-numbered days, vehicles must be parked on the even-addressed side of the street.

Between the hours of 7 p.m. to midnight you must move your vehicle to the side of the street where parking is allowed for the next day. If your vehicle is found to be in violation of this ordinance, you may be issued a ticket and your vehicle may be towed.

Sidewalk Snow Removal

Clearing of snow and ice from public sidewalks is the responsibility of the property/business owner.  Snow and ice must be removed from the sidewalks within 24 hours after the end of the storm.

 Fire Hydrants

Residents are asked to keep snow cleared from around fire hydrants.

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