Counties, residents battle through winter conditions
According to the Rock Island County Highway Department, snow plows were scheduled to be pulled from county highways at 7 p.m. Sunday, January 5, 2014. Plowing was set to resume at 6 a.m. Monday. Drivers were advised to avoid Rock Island County Highways during this set time.
The Henry County Highway Department also pulled trucks at 7 p.m. with plans to return to the roads at 6 a.m. Monday.
Officials confirmed that Mercer County has pulled plows overnight as well.
According to their Facebook page, Ski Snowstar in Andalusia will be closed until Wednesday, January 8 due to extreme cold temperatures and wind. The winter sports park closed Sunday at 5 p.m.
News 8 viewers shared photos of the snow as it came down around the Quad Cities Sunday.
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