By Alexa Ball
The city of St. Paul gave out 1,900 tickets and towed 795 cars Thursday during the overnight snow emergency, according to the Star Tribune.
The snow emergency began at 9 p.m. Wednesday night and lasted until 8 a.m. the next morning, the Star Tribune said.
Tickets cost $53 and the impound fee is $144.67 for the first day and $15 for each additional day starting at midnight St. Paul Police Spokesman Howie Padilla said, according to the Pioneer Press.
Streets are not to be used for parking until the streets have been cleared of snow from curb to curb, tickets are issued and cars are towed for 96 hours after the emergency is set in place, according to the Star Tribune.
During a snow emergency you are not allowed to park on the snow plow day routes, these consist of eat-west residential street and one side of north-south residential streets, any exceptions are marked, the Star Tribune said.