Mayor: Only drive if imperative

Posted at 8:12 AM, Jan 24, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-24 08:18:26-05

Baltimore City's phase 3 snow emergency ends at 6 a.m. Sunday.

The mayor's Office of Emergency Management tweeted that phase 2 is still in effect and that motorists should only drive if it's imperative. 

Non-emergency vehicles were banned from the streets of Baltimore Saturday evening due to poor road conditions. 

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake called a phase 3 snow emergency, similar to what the city of Annapolis announced early Saturday. 

Phase 2 snow emergencies requires vehicles on the road to be equipped with snow tires, all weather radials or chains, and prohibits parking in designated Snow Emergency Routes.

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Watch the video above to hear the mayor's statements on Sunday's conditions.

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