City spreading the word about snow emergencies through social, traditional media

Some drivers are well versed at finding out whether a Snow Emergency has been declared, and they know where to park. Others have learned this the hard way. Many folks out there are good about telling their friends whenever a Snow Emergency is declared. Do any of these people sound like you?

This Snow Emergency season, the City of Minneapolis is asking folks on website has even more examples.

Snow Emergencies are declared whenever there’s enough snowfall to warrant a complete plowing of our 1,500 miles of streets, parkways and alleys.

There are already close to 7,000 "fans" of the Minneapolis Snow Emergency page on Facebook. These fans automatically get notifications on their own Facebook news feeds whenever a Snow Emergency is declared. Having them share that information with their own lists of Facebook friends will help us reach even more drivers than ever before.

It’s easy for folks on Facebook to tell their friends that a Snow Emergency is in effect:

There are many additional ways you can learn about Snow Emergencies and find out whether one is in effect:

Last updated Apr. 3, 2012