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Snow emergencies and slick roads in Twin Cities, southern MN and WI

Drivers are dealing with slippery roads and many will soon have to move their cars for plows tonight after this morning's snowstorm.

MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Department of Transportation reported crashes and spinouts in southern Minnesota and in the Twin Cities as snow continues to fall.

The total number of crashes statewide from 6:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. is 133, according to the State Patrol.

11 of the crashes resulted in injuries, and zero were fatal.

There were also 130 spinouts and one jackknifed semi.

Officials have lifted a no travel advisory in southern Minnesota.

Several cities have declared snow emergencies, including Minneapolis and St. Paul.

For both cities the parking rules begin at 9 p.m. Sunday.

According to the City of St. Paul: 

Beginning at 9 p.m. Sunday, all Night Plow Routes will be plowed. Do not park on Night Plow Routes, which include downtown and all streets with signs posted "NIGHT PLOW ROUTE" and "NIGHT PLOW ROUTE THIS SIDE OF STREET." Vehicles that are not moved from Night Plow Routes by 9 p.m. will be ticketed and towed.At 8 a.m. on Monday, all Day Plow Routes will be plowed. Do not park on Day Plow Routes. Day Plow Routes are not marked by signs. If there are no “Night Plow" signs posted within the block, then consider it a Day Plow Route. Vehicles that are not moved from Day Plow Routes by 8 a.m. will be ticketed and towed.

At the Minneapolis-St.Paul International Airport, officials told KARE 11 that they had 10 canceled flights and 63 delays.

Early Sunday morning, the National Weather Service reported that there was "cloud to ground" lightning detected around 10 miles south of Owatonna.

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