By Jessica Mathews /

Some local municipalities have declared snow emergencies ahead of Thursday's anticipated storm.

- City of Brighton from 2pm Thursday through 5pm Friday

- City of Howell from 2pm Thursday through 4pm Friday

- Village of Fowlerville from 2pm Thursday through 4pm Friday

- Village of Pinckney from 3pm Wednesday through 5pm Friday

Vehicles must be removed from all streets to allow for the safe removal of snow, ice and/or debris. Vehicles left in the road could be ticketed and possibly towed at the owner's expense.

A number of municipalities closed early Thursday afternoon, including the City of Howell, Genoa Township and Northfield Township.

Scattered spinouts and crashes have been reported throughout Livingston County and surrounding communities. Authorities remind motorists to slow down and give plow and salt trucks the room they need to work.