According to a press release from the Mayor Andy Schor's office, a SNOW EMERGENCY has been declared for the Lansing area. According to the press release, a SNOW EMERGENCY means that "non-essential commercial, private and public travel on city roads, as well as on-street parking is prohibited to ensure safety and efficiency during snow clearing operations. The emergency vehicle access plan to support police, fire and EMS personnel, as well as the community-wide critical communications plan have both been implanted. All local resources are being utilized to their fullest extent."

.City Hall, 54-A District Court and other city facilities are closed. All city events and meetings are cancelled. Click here to read more about the SNOW EMERGENCY. The SNOW EMERGENCY went into effect at 8:30am on Monday, January 28th