The City of Springfield has declared a snow emergency because of the heavy snowfall. That means vehicles cannot be parked on designated snow routes for 72 hours from the time of the declaration Sunday afternoon, or until the order is lifted. Vehicles parked in violation of the snow emergency declaration may be towed.
Sangamon County has issued a Level 2 snow emergency. The advisory declaration states that some county roads may be impassable, and travel on county roadways is discouraged.