Kitchener and Cambridge have declared snow events Monday afternoon after the morning's heavy snowfall, meaning there will be no on-street parking until Tuesday.

The City of Kitchener said it declared a snow event, "based on the amount of snow accumulation and credible forecast information." Cambridge has done the same.

A "snow event" is declared when a significant snowfall has happened or is expected to help crews clear city streets and to keep pedestrians and vehicles safe.

Residents are being told to move their cars from the streets or risk being ticketed and towed. In Kitchener, the ticket is $80, not including expenses after being towed. 

Residents in Kitchener will have until 7 p.m. Monday night to move their cars. The ban will remain in effect for 24 hours, ending at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

The snow event in Cambridge began at 11 a.m. Monday and will last until Tuesday at 11 a.m.

A plow out has also been scheduled for 12 p.m., Monday in Guelph, and will continue for 24 hours until all the roads are plowed, the city said.

The city has asked residents to move their vehicles off the street to allow plows to past. Unlike Kitchener and Cambridge, there does not appear to be a risk of a ticket if the cars are not moved.