Snow emergency in effect for Fort Dodge

A special snow or ice removal operation will be in effect in Fort Dodge from 11 p.m. today through noon Tuesday. There will be no parking on residential snow routes during this time period, and the parking prohibition of Section IV of Ordinance 1876 will be in full force and effect during the hours set out above.

The Fort Dodge Police Department will ticket and tow any vehicles parked on designated snow routes when snow begins to accumulate. The city asks residents to not park on any streets during the emergency and avoid travel if possible.

The snow ordinance may be extended beyond this time depending on the duration of the storm.