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Quad Cities area snow emergencies

The following areas in Illinois and Iowa have declared snow emergencies.


A number of communities throughout the Quad Cities have declared snow emergencies due to snow which is anticipated to increase in coverage.

A full list of closings and delays can be found here


Columbus Junction: The city has declared a snow emergency which takes effect at 2 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 14 until 2 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 16. 

There is no parking at posted snow emergency routes during the emergency timeframe. Any vehicles in those spots will be subject to ticket and tow.

Davenport: A snow emergency is in effect from 2 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 14 through 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 15. 

Any vehicle parked on posted snow routes during the declared emergency are subject to ticket and tow. The City of Davenport says downtown ramp parking is free from 2 p.m. on Friday until 8 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 16.

Durant: A snow emergency has taken effect beginning at 5 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 14 through noon on Saturday, Jan. 15.

Eldridge: A snow emergency takes affect at 4 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 14 until 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 15. Updates on the City of Eldridge's snow emergency can be found here.

Maquoketa: A snow emergency will take effect beginning at noon on Friday, Jan. 14 through 6 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 15. The city says all cars parked in snow routes must be relocated immediately or be subject to tow. 

All property owners in the Central Business District are asked to shovel their sidewalks by noon the next day after snowfall ceases or face costs of city shoveling or potential fines. The City also requests moving parked cars from unplowed streets to help public works crews in their snow removal efforts.

West Liberty: A snow emergency has been issued for 6 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 14 until noon on Sunday, Jan. 16.

Parking will be prohibited from the city's snow routes listed here.


Coal Valley: A snow emergency is in effect from noon on Friday, Jan. 14 until noon on Saturday, Jan. 15. It is illegal for anyone to park on any village street, avenue, alley, or village parking lot within the Village of Coal Valley if there is two or more inches of snowfall. 

All property owners are required by the village to remove snow from their portion of a public sidewalk within 24 hours of snow events.

Rock Island: The City has declared a  snow emergency in effect beginning Friday, Jan. 14. 

Once two inches of snow has occurred, parking is not allowed on any marked snow routes until the snow has stopped and has been cleared. Any vehicles parked on these routes can receive a $35 parking ticket and could be towed. The City of Rock Island is requesting that residents do not park on residential streets until snow removal is complete.

Moline: Mayor Sangeetha Rayapati has declared a snow emergency that takes effect at 5 a.m. Friday, Jan. 14. Moline residents must move any parked vehicle off designated snow routes to assist the city during snow removal efforts. A map for all designated snow routes in Moline can be found here.

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