What's open and closed

Post offices: Closed except for the 24-hour office at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. Express Mail will be delivered in the metro area.

Banks: Some in-store offices open; call ahead.

Groceries: Major supermarkets are open.

Malls: Most are open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Mass transit: Metro Transit buses and trains will follow regular schedules. For route information, call 612-373-3333 or go to www.metrotransit.org. Minnesota Valley Transit Authority, Maple Grove Transit, Plymouth Metrolink, Southwest Metro Transit and Metro Mobility will follow regular service.

Parking meters: Not enforced in Minneapolis and St. Paul. The University of Minnesota will enforce meters. Minneapolis parks will enforce meters unless noted on the meter.

Schools: Some public schools are closed, and the University of Minnesota is closed.

Public agencies: Local, state and federal offices are closed.

Libraries: Hennepin County libraries are following regular hours.

Recreation centers: Varies; call for hours.