Which cities have declared a snow emergency
As more winter storms roll in on January 27 several cities in the Quad Cities area are declaring snow emergencies. For live updates on the weather check out WQAD’s forecast.
In anticipation of treating roads and clearing streets, the following cities have declared snow emergencies:
Blue Grass– A snow emergency is in place from 6:00 p.m. January 27 to 6:00 p.m. January 28. Car should be moved from the street. Once garbage has been picked up the city asks you remove the container form the street as soon as possible. The Public Safety Building at 606 West Mayne Street will be open.
Carbon Cliff: A snow emergency is in effect starting at 9 p.m. Sunday, January 27. The snow emergency is in effect for 72 hours; any cars parked on snow routes will be ticketed or towed.
Clinton– A snow emergency is in effect from 9 p.m. January 27 to 6 p.m. January 30. Please remove vehicles from the street to avoid tickets or towing. There will be no solid waste collection on Monday, January 28, with the rest of the week delayed by one day.
Coal Valley– A snow emergency had been issued from 9:00 p.m. January 27 until snow has stopped and the streets are cleared. Any vehicles parked within the Ville will be towed at the owner’s expense.
Davenport: The city of Davenport has declared a snow emergency from 6 p.m. until 3 p.m on January 28. Cars parked on snow routes will be ticketed and may be towed. In downtown Davenport the three city parking ramps will offer free parking as an alternative to street-parking.
Durant: A snow emergency is in effect from 5 a.m. Monday, January 28 through noon. All vehicles must be removed from city streets.
Eldridge: A snow emergency is in effect for Eldridge from 10:00 p.m. January 27 to 12:00 p.m. January 28. Please remove all cars from city streets while snow is being cleared. It is on property owners to clear the sidewalks on their property. Any ice or snow left for 36 hours will be removed by the City at the owner’s expense.
Galesburg: A snow emergency is in effect, starting at 3:30 a.m. on January 28 until all city streets have been cleared. Anyone parking on a city street other than the central business district during this time could be ticketed or towed.
Geneseo: A snow emergency is in effect from 10 p.m. Sunday, January 27 through 8 a.m. Tuesday, January 29. During this time, vehicles may not be parked on city streets or alleyways. Anyone in violation may be cited or their vehicle could be towed.
Moline: A snow emergency is in effect on Jan. 28 until the snow has been removed. Cars parked on snow routes could be subject to enforcement by police officers.
Morrison: A snow emergency is in effect starting at 6 p.m. until January 29 at 8 a.m. or until the snow has been cleared. Fines for violating the emergency range from $25-$75 dollars. Cars may also be towed at the owner’s expense.
Rock Island: Starting at 9:00 p.m. a snow emergency is in effect. Parking is not allowed on any marked snow routes until the snow has stopped and been cleared. Cars parked on snow routes may be fined and towed.
Rock Falls: A snow emergency is in effect from 6 p.m. Sunday until 8 a.m. Tuesday. Parking is prohibited on posted snow routes around the city. The parking ban will stay in effect until snow along the routes is cleared from curb to curb or the snow emergency is lifted.
There is no parking allowed from 2 a.m. until 5 a.m. on snow emergency days on the following roads: West 2nd Street from 1st Avenue to 5th Avenue; East 2nd Street from 1st Avenue to Avenue B; East 3rd Street from 1st Avenue to Avenue B; 200 block of 2nd Avenue 3rd Avenue & 4th Avenue; 1st Avenue from the Bridge to Dixon Avenue.
Sterling: Starting at 5 p.m. cars may not park on snow routes until snowfall stops and the roads have been cleared. There will be no parking allowed in the Central Business District from 1:30 a.m. to 5:30 a.m. Cars parked in the wrong areas will be ticketed and may be towed.
Walcott: A snow emergency is in effect from 7 p.m. January, 27 through 4 p.m. January 28. Odd and even parking is in effect, meaning on even-numbered days vehicles must be parked on the side of the street with even-numbered addresses and vice versa. Residents are asked to avoid paring on streets unless the spots are designated parking spaces for snow emergencies.