Several snow emergencies declared around metro Detroit

(WXYZ) - The winter weather has caused numerous cities in metro Detroit to declare snow emergencies.

During a snow emergency, residents in many communities are required to move their vehicles from the streets so that plows can get through. And if they don't move their cars in time, they could be issued a ticket.

Wednesday, February 5, marked the sixth snow emergency declared in Royal Oak.

The city of Ferndale declared their snow emergency Tuesday night and, unless it's canceled, it will run until 4:00 p.m. Friday.

In communities like Ferndale and Royal Oak, residents that do not have a driveway or a place to park in the rear of their residence may be approved for permits that will allow them to continue to park on residential streets during a snow emergency, but the sticker permit must be visible to passing police officers and road crews.

The following cities are under snow emergencies at this time:

Keep checking for updates.

Allen Park

Birmingham

Canton

Berkley

Beverly Hills

Brownstown Twp.

Clawson

Dearborn until 6pm Wednesday/begins again 8am Thursday

Dearborn Heights

Eastpointe

Ferndale

Fraser

Flat Rock

Garden City

Grosse Pointe Farms

Hazel Park

Huntington Woods

Inkster

Livonia

Madison Heights

Marine City

New Haven

Novi

Oak Park

Plymouth

Redford

Romulus

Royal Oak

Trenton

Troy

Saint Clair Shores

Shelby Township

South Lyon

Southgate

Sterling Heights

Warren

Westland

Woodhaven

Wyandotte

 

 

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