Due to the heavy snow, a snow emergency is in effect for downtown Mankato.
That includes the areas from Riverfront Drive to Broad Street and from Madison Avenue to Liberty Street.
The snow emergency begins at 10 p.m. tonight and runs until 8 a.m. Thursday.
When a snow emergency is in effect there is no parking on Mankato streets so snow can be removed quickly and efficiently.
Temporary parking is available at no cost downtown in the Mankato Place and Civic Center parking ramps or Parking is also allowed in yards during a snow emergency.