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Snow Emergency Declared in Lansing

Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero has declared a snow emergency in Lansing, according to Ingham County emergency officials.

Residents are asked to avoid non-essential travel and not to park on city streets until further notice so that plows can get through. WLNS-TV is reporting that Lansing City Hall is closed today. The 54-A District Court is closed, as well. All city-sponsored events have also been cancelled, and Jackson has also declared a snow emergency. Ingham County, Eaton County and Delhi Township offices and courts will be closed today as well.

The Michigan Department of Technology, Management and Budget has announced that State of Michigan facilities in counties and cities in which snow emergencies have been declared will be closed today. State employees in these areas are asked to stay home. Certain offices will remain open for critical functions only. 

Michigan State University is suspending classes until noon Feb. 2 and switching to emergency procedures. For students living in campus housing, all dining halls will be open. Olin Health Center will remain open. Employees supporting critical functions should report to work. All other employees should make an effort to report for their normal shifts, unless notified otherwise by their supervisor.

Clinton Transit and E-Tran in Eaton County are not running.

Capital Area District Libraries are closed.

Tri-County Meals on Wheels not delivering today.

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