The citywide snow emergency declared by the Watertown Police Department Thursday continues through 7 a.m. on Saturday. This means that parking on all city streets and alleys will be banned from the hours of 11 p.m. Friday night and 7 o'clock Saturday morning. 

The snow emergency is a response to the winter weather advisory issued to Jefferson and Dodge Counties by the National Weather service. Total snow accumulations of 2-4 inches with localized amounts of up to 6 inches are expected. 

Residents who have no off-street parking available are encouraged to utilize municipal parking lots or make arrangements with neighbors, relatives or friends to avoid a potential $50 citation. In addition, any vehicle that has been ticketed and remains parked at the same location for 24 or more hours afterward may be towed at the owner's expense.

Information about the snow emergency is available on the Watertown Police Department website at or on Facebook.

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