As residents continue to dig out from this weekend's storm, the city of Duluth has lifted the no-travel advisory, according to a news release Monday morning, but city officials ask the "public to use discretion when traveling."
Plow drivers have been working since 2 a.m. clearing main roads, according to the city, and will focus on plowing residential streets and alleys next.
Park Point has reopened to all residents and Morse and Buchanan streets, in addition to the portion of Canal Park Drive that was closed, have all been reopened to traffic, according to the city. The city's libraries will open at noon Monday.
According to the city of Duluth and the Weather Service, Duluth officially received 21.7 inches of snow as of noon Sunday, which ranks as the ninth-highest two-day storm total in Duluth history.
Weather Service spotters across the Northland sent in reports Sunday, with snowfall totals including:
- 31 inches near Washburn
- 23 inches near Lester Park in Duluth
- 22 inches in Gary-New Duluth
- 21.7 inches near Hermantown
- 21.5 inches near Maple
- 21 inches near Castle Danger
- 20.8 inches near Two Harbors
- 20 inches on Madeline Island
- 19.9 inches near Mahtowa
- 19.5 inches in Cloquet
- 18 inches in Saginaw
- 16 inches in Lake Nebagamon
City spokeswoman Kate Van Daele clarified Sunday afternoon that residents do not need to move their cars to comply with alternate-side parking rules until their streets have been plowed.
"Once your street is plowed, we're asking residents to make efforts to move their vehicles to the odd side of the street so plows can come back through and clear the rest of the snow," she said.
Van Daele added that plow drivers have been working 12- to 16-hour days to clear the city's main roads.
A St. Louis County Public Works news release Sunday said crews will work until dark and then resume at 4 a.m. Monday.
"Their job has been made more difficult by the number of abandoned or stuck vehicles that they are trying to work around," the release stated. "Conditions were such that some plows have even gotten stuck."
As of 8 a.m. Monday, Minnesota Power has reported all power outages have been restored.
Monday's closings, delays and cancellations
- Duluth public schools are closed Monday.
- Superior public schools are closed Monday; Scholarship Night is also canceled.
- Hermantown public schools are closed Monday.
- Duluth Edison Charter School is closed Monday.
- Lakeview Christian Academy is closed Monday.
- Stella Maris Academy is closed Monday.
North Shore Community School is closed Monday; conferences are rescheduled for Monday, Dec. 9.
The Lake Superior district's schools will start two hours late Monday.
- The Maple school district's schools are closed Monday.
- South Shore schools in Port Wing are closed Monday.
- Carlton public schools are closed Monday.
- Harbor City International School is closed Monday.
- Proctor school district teachers do not need to report for in-service Monday.
- The University of Minnesota Duluth campus is closed Monday.
- The College of St. Scholastica is closed Monday.
- The University of Wisconsin Superior is closed Monday.
- Lake Superior College is closed until noon Monday.
Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College is closed Monday.
Superior Vocations Center is closed Monday.
Duluth Parks and Recreation community centers will be closed Monday; all Park and Recreation programs are canceled.
AEOA senior dining program is canceled Monday at Morgan Park, Evergreen and Portman community centers.
The Human Development Center will be closed until noon Monday
- Hartel's Disposal will not pick up trash or recycling Monday; service is expected to return Tuesday, with routes delayed by a day through Saturday.
- Bay Side Recycling in Duluth is closed Monday.
- Simko Recycling in Superior is closed Monday.
- Ginny's Skaters is canceled Monday.
- The Duluth Bethel will be closed Monday.
Chiropractic Health Center in Duluth will be closed Monday.
Senior Connections will be closed Monday. No services provided.
AICHO's Biboon Bimaadizimin holiday market has been rescheduled to Dec. 7. The Superior tree lighting ceremony was rescheduled to Wednesday at 4:30 p.m.
The Greater Duluth Council announced Small Business Saturday in Duluth's Downtown Waterfront District will be extended to include Saturday, Dec. 7 as it will be up to each individual business whether they remain open during the snow storm.
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