St. Paul has called a Snow Emergency that will go into effect at 9 tonight.

Parking will be prohibited on "Night Plow Routes" as crews hit the streets. This includes on all arterial or main streets where "Night Plow Route" signs are posted. It also includes north-south residential streets with similar signs.

On Wednesday at 9 p.m., parking will be banned on streets until they are plowed curb to curb.

The city also is reminding residents to shovel sidewalks and curb cuts.

For more information on parking rules and about tagging and towing, call 651-266-PLOW (7569) or see the city's website at  http://www.stpaul.gov/snow