Mountain Lake residents – here’s how to flow with this season’s snow

This is the city’s Snow Emergency Policy


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Meteorologists forecast a high of 46 degrees Fahrenheit for for Friday, December 1, delaying any hint of a winter season – for now.

There is no doubt, however, that temperatures will drop and snow and blowing will be ina future forecast.

When the northwest wind howls in with blowing snow, it will be important for residents within the city limits to be aware of the City of Mountain Lake’s Snow Emergency Policy.

In general, a Snow Emergency will be declared by 9 p.m. in the evening – and will take effect at midnight. After midnight, vehicles left on City of Mountain Lake public roadways, streets and alleys – following the Declaration of Snow Emergency – will be ticketed, and could be towed. In addition, during a Snow Emergency, vehicles must remain off public roadways, streets and alleys – until plowed curb-to-curb.

Snow removal will begin after 3 a.m.

Snow Emergency information will be able to found:

+ By listening to KDOM Radio – 94.3 FM/1580 AM.

+ By going to

+ On the City of Mountain Lake website at

+ On the Mountain Lake Area Chamber of Commerce Facebook page.

+ By signing up for Nixle text or e-mail notification. The City of Mountain Lake utilizes Nixle, a communication service that allows the Mountain Lake Police Department – and other city departments – to send important information to the public directly via text or e-mail. The service is secure, reliable and easy-to-use. Phone numbers and e-mail addresses are not associated with any name. Users can opt out at any time. To sign up for Nixle, text MTLAKEPOLICE at 888777, or sign up by e-mail at

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