Sioux Falls, South Dakota: The City of Sioux Falls Street Department has announced a Snow Alert. Plowing of Emergency Snow Routes began earlier today and will continue until routes are clear.

All vehicles parked on Emergency Snow Routes are subject to immediate ticketing and towing.

Zone 3:

Plowing in Zone 3 will begin after 8:00 a.m., Friday, December 28, 2012 after Emergency Routes have been cleared. All streets in Zone 3 will be plowed. All vehicles parked in Zone 3 are subject to ticketing and towing during snow plowing operations until the streets have been plowed.

Zone 2:

On Friday, December 28, 2012, plowing of east/west streets will begin at 8 p.m.

On Saturday, December 29, 2012, plowing of north/south streets will begin at 8 a.m.

All vehicles parked on streets in Zone 2 during snow plowing operations are subject to ticketing and towing.

Zone 1:

Plowing in Zone 1 will begin at 1:00 a.m., Saturday, December 29, 2012. Motorists are reminded that vehicles parked in Zone 1 will be subject to ticketing and towing between the hours of 1 a.m. and 6 a.m.

During a Snow Alert, parking is prohibited in the Downtown area between 1 a.m. and 6 a.m. General snow removal information is available by calling the Snow Alert Hotline at 367-8259, on the City’s website at, and on cable channel CityLink.

If you are unsure what Snow Zone you are in, or where the Zone Boundaries are located, please download and consult the City’s Snow Removal & Snow Alert Guide or use our online interactive Snow Alert Snow Map which allows you to pinpoint your location/zone by address.

Property owners are reminded that their sidewalks must be kept clean from snow and ice within 48 hours after the termination of any snowfall or ice accumulation. Sidewalks at intersections or crosswalks shall also be cleared to the street—City Ordinance, Section 38-76.