A snow emergency will go into effect tonight at 8 p.m. in Mankato.
The declared emergency will expire at 8 a.m. Wednesday.
When a downtown snow emergency is in effect there is no parking on downtown Mankato streets so that snow can be removed quickly and efficiently. Temporary parking is available downtown at no cost in the Mankato Place and Civic Center parking ramps.
Parking is also allowed in yards during snow emergencies.