Thursday, April 18, 2013
No parking is allowed on any street until plowing has been completed.
If your car is parked on a public street, it’s time to move it. The City of Golden Valley issued a snow emergency Thursday afternoon as snow continued to fall on the Twin Cities. No parking is allowed on any street until plowing has been completed. All Hopkins High School games have been canceled or postponed, according to the Lake Conference website. For Robbinsdale Cooper, all games except girls lacrosse and adapted softball have been postponed, according to the North Suburban Conference website. A winter storm warning remains in effect for Golden Valley and much of Minnesota until 10 a.m. Friday.
Sunday, February 10, 2013
Plowing will begin at midnight on Sunday.
If your car is parked on a public street, it’s time to move it. The City of Golden Valley issued a snow emergency Sunday afternoon as winter storm Orko continued to dump snow throughout portions of Minnesota. Plows will begin clearing streets at midnight on Sunday. No parking is allowed on any street until plowing has been completed. This is the fourth snow emergency that the City has issued this winter. According to the City website, if two or more inches of snow fall, Golden Valley calls an emergency. The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning on Saturday, predicting that Golden Valley and Hennepin County could see anywhere between 4 and 8 inches of snow. By 1 p.m. on Sunday, the Minnesota Department of Transportation …
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Cars need to be moved by 7 a.m. on Tuesday.
After a snowy Monday night, the City of Golden Valley has issued a snow emergency beginning at 7 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 5. According to the city, plows will begin work at 7 a.m. and no parking is allowed on any street until plowing has been completed. Weather service forecasters say that there's a 50 percent chance for snow on Tuesday. The next chance for snow is Wednesday.
Sunday, January 27, 2013
Plows will begin clearing streets at midnight on Jan. 27.
At about 5:30 on Sunday, Jan. 27, the City of Golden Valley declared a snow emergency. According to the City, plows will begin clearing streets at midnight. No parking is allowed on any street until plowing has been completed. The National Weather Service issued a winter-weather advisory for Hennepin County on Saturday. Weather service forecasters also issued a hazardous weather statement, noting that ice and freezing rain could cause dangerous travel conditions. Sunday's snowfall caused the Minnesota Department of Transportation to classify driving conditions on Highway 169, Highway 55 and Interstate 394 as "difficult." Follow us on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter
Sunday, December 9, 2012
In the City of Golden Valley, if two or more inches of snow fall, a snow emergency is issued.
Golden Valley, along with a few other metro cities, declared snow emergencies on Sunday morning. According to the City of Golden Valley's website, when snowfall continues for long periods, crews plow main roads and "through" streets that connect neighborhoods to state and county roads. Don't plan on parking on public streets today until snow has been plowed to the curb line. In addition, according to the City's snow rules, vehicles in violation are cited by patrolling police. Vehicles found to be obstructing traffic or snow plows, and those still in violation after 24 hours, may be towed. Along with snow, weather service forecasters say that some wind gusts may exceed 45 miles per hour on Sunday, making travel conditions "nearly …
Thursday, March 24, 2011
A spring snowstorm on Wednesday provided Golden Valley residents with more opportunities to shovel, slip and slide.
After a brief taste of spring temperatures earlier in the month, residents also got a chilly surprise as thermometers dropped. A spring snowstorm on Wednesday provided Golden Valley residents with more opportunities to shovel, slip and slide. The National Weather Service did not record an official snowfall for the city but area estimates run up to four inches. It started to fall in the early hours of the day and continued until late afternoon. Golden Valley declared a snow emergency, and snow plow removal crews came out in full force in the evening to clear streets, lots and driveways. You're reminded not to park on any Golden Valley street until it's been plowed to the curb.
Tuesday, February 22, 2011
Crews are still cleaning up Sunday's storm, so watch where you park.
Streets are still snow covered and slippery in Golden Valley after the storm that dropped more than a foot of snow on Sunday and Monday. A snow emergency is in effect again today, Feb. 22. Parking is not allowed on any street in the city until streets have been plowed from curb to curb. If you don't move your vehicle, you could get a ticket or be towed.
Monday, December 20, 2010
A steady snowfall throughout the day resulted in Golden Valley issuing a snow emergency Monday afternoon.
Golden Valley Patch Editor Delane Cleveland reports from outside the Golden Valley shopping center at 3:00 p.m. Monday afternoon when the snowfall was at its peak.
Beginning at midnight, Golden Valley residents cannot park on any street until all city streets are plowed.
Editors note: A version of this article ran Dec. 3 and Dec. 11, but it contains information Golden Valley residents should know about snow emergencies. Q. When does a snow emergency go into effect? A. After snow accumulates to two inches or more Q. How does the plowing situation work once a snow emergency is called? A. Golden Valley crews first plow the main collector and arterial streets that connect neighborhoods to state and county roads. The city has to keep all these roads passable until all of Golden Valley's streets can be plowed. Q. How does the parking situation change during a snow emergency? A. Parking is prohibited on any public street after a snowfall of at least two inches until Golden Valley crews have plowed the snow to …
Wednesday, November 24, 2010
The snow started falling in the afternoon, making for some slippery driving conditions.
Mother nature has decided to make her mark on Golden Valley this Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Plows were out in full force across the city today after the snow started coming down early this afternoon. Golden Valley officials say the city first plows main arterial streets that connect neighborhoods to state and county roads. Once vehicles can start making their way through the main roads, then the city will turn their attention to all city streets. As of 6pm tonight, Golden Valley police said they weren't sure whether a snow emergency would go into effect (two inches of snow has to fall for that to happen), but they said residents should be prepared for a snow emergency and park their cars in a driveway to make room for the snow plows. …