WILLMAR - Residents of downtown Willmar will need to find alternative places to park their cars overnight Sunday, as the Willmar Public Works Department has called a snow emergency for the central business district.

The emergency will start at 10 p.m. Sunday and will be lifted at 6 a.m. Monday.

Parking on the streets will not be allowed during the emergency. The area impacted is from 1st to 7th Streets Southwest and from Trott Avenue to the bypass.

Any vehicles left on the street will be towed at the owner's expense.

The city parking lots may be used for overnight parking during the snow emergency.

Those with questions may contact Public Works Supervisor Gary Manzer at 320-235-3827 or 320-491-7366.