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The District government will declare a snow emergency Thursday morning at 7 a.m., Mayor Muriel Bowser‘s administration announced Wednesday afternoon. That means cars parked on snow emergency routes will be towed and incur heavy fines and fees—$250 plus towing and impound fees.
So where shouldn’t you leave your car when the flakes start to fall? This map using data from the D.C. government will show you:
If you do park on a snow emergency route, you can click here to find your car later.
The latest forecasts call for between 4 and 7 inches of snow here in the District. Check on the city’s snow plows here, and here’s our winter storm anxiety advisory from last February to help prepare for what the weather will bring.
Photo by Darrow Montgomery