Another winter storm is on track for the afternoon of Feb. 11. Winter Weather Warnings are in effect for the surrounding area, prompting snow emergencies across the area.
Here are the cities that are preparing for snow removal and what you need to know to save yourself from getting plowed in and ticketed.
Blue Grass has declared a winter weather emergency from 3:00 p.m., Monday, Feb.11 until 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12. The Public Safety Building will remain open. Residents are not allowed to park on city streets. Garbage cans should be removed from the curbs after trash pick-up.
Carbon Cliff Beginning tonight at 9pm all vehicles need to be off the street. Vehicles not removed will be ticketed or towed. Snow emergencies last for 72 hours unless canceled.
Clinton A snow emergency is in effect from 6 p.m. Monday through 6 p.m. Wednesday. Vehicles must be removed from city streets by 9 a.m. Tuesday or they may be ticketed or towed.
Coal Valley has issued a snow emergency starting at 5 p.m. Monday. The emergency will last “until snow has stopped and streets have been cleared.” Vehicles cannot be parked on any village street, avenue, alley, cul de sac, or village parking lot within the village, said a statement from the city. Parking is banned as long as there are two inches of snow or more. Violators may be towed.
Davenport has declared a snow emergency from 4 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 11 through 6 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 13. Cars parked on snow routes may be ticketed and towed. Downtown residents and visitors may park in the city parking ramps for free from 3 p.m. on Monday through 7 a.m. on Wednesday.
Durant declared a snow emergency for Tuesday, February 12th from 5 a.m. until 3 p.m. The city is asking that all vehicles be removed from city streets.
Eldridge has a snow emergency starting at 5 p.m. Monday through 6 a.m. Wednesday. The city is requesting drivers do not park on city streets as crews try to plow and treat the roads. Click here for a full set of snow emergency rules.
Moline has issued a snow emergency effective immediately. Parking is prohibited on snow routes until the snow has stopped and has been cleared. “Vehicles in violation are subject to being enforced by the police department.”
Morrison has declared a snow emergency in effect through Wednesday, February 14 at 8 a.m. or until all snow has been removed from full width of the streets. During the snow emergency there is no parking on snow routes. Certain streets have been designated and are posted with blue and white signs. This includes Lincolnway, Jackson Street, Heaton Street, Winfield Street, Genesee Street, Genesee Avenue, Genesee Court, Illinois Route 78, High Street and Academic Drive. Overnight parking is not allowed in the Central Business District. Drivers are asked to park on the side of the street with even addresses on even days of the week and vice versa, to help enact calendar parking, which starts each day at 8 a.m. Violators may be ticketed or towed.
Rock Falls has declared a snow emergency for Monday Feb. 11 at 6 p.m. through Wednesday, Feb. 13 at 6 p.m. Vehicles are not allowed on designated snow routes until the snow is clear or the snow emergency is lifted. Even-odd parking is in effect on all other city streets.
Rock Island declared a snow emergency starting at 4 p.m. Monday. Once snow is at least two inches high, parking is not allowed on marked snow routes until the snow has stopped and has been cleared. Any vehicles left on marked snow routes may be ticketed and towed. Starting at 11 p.m. Monday vehicles may not park on the following streets: Downtown business area (15th Street to 23rd Street, 1st Avenue to 5th Avenue). Free parking will be available in unreserved spaces in City Lot C, F, A and the parking ramp at 17th Street and 3rd Avenue. Parking will be allowed again at 6 a.m. on Tuesday, February 12.
Sterling *The snow emergency has been lifted
has declared a snow emergency for Monday Feb. 11 at 3:00 p.m. There is no parking on snow routes until the snow is cleared, and no parking in the business district from 1:30 a.m. to 5:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 12. Even-odd parking is in effect on all other city streets. Violators could be fined and towed.
Walcott has issued a snow emergency from 6 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 11 to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 12. All vehicles must be parked on the odd side of the street. Violators may be ticketed and towed.
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This is an ongoing story as more cities declare snow emergencies. Check back often to see if your city is affected.