Quad City Area Snow Emergency Information

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QUAD CITIES (KWQC) — Preparing for Saturday's weather, TV6 will update this story if and when more cities declare snow emergencies.

A complete list of each city and the details of the snow emergency, if provided, are listed below.


The Village of Coal Valley has issued a snow emergency effective, 6pm Friday, January 18, 2019 through Noon Sunday, January 20, 2019. Village Ordinance, Title X, Division I, Chapter I, Section 6.5 states: It shall be unlawful for any person to allow a vehicle to remain on any Village Street, Avenue, alley, cul-de-sac or village parking lot within the Village following a snowfall occurrence of two inches or more. The parking ordinance will be enforced and any vehicle(s) in violation will be towed at the owners expense.


BLUE GRASS: The Mayor of Blue Grass has declared a "winter weather emergency" effective from 6:00 p.m., Friday, January 18, 2019 until noon (12:00 p.m.) Sunday, January 20, 2019 p.m. The City's Public Safety Building, 606 West Mayne Street, Blue Grass, Iowa, will be open to the public in need.

The City asks that vehicles NOT be parked on City Streets to allow emergency vehicles and snow plows to have full access and that residents and/or businesses do not dispose of snow onto City Streets.
If you have any questions, you may contact Mayor Larry Guy at (563) 349-1359.

The National Weather Service forecast indicates the area is projected to receive near 5 inches of snow beginning Friday, January 18th. Due to predicted conditions, a Snow Emergency has been Declared. The Snow Emergency will go into effect beginning at 6pm, Friday, January 18th through 6pm, Saturday, January 19th.

Parking on Posted Snow Routes is prohibited when a Snow Emergency is in effect. Vehicles parked on Posted Snow Routes will be ticketed and may be towed.

As an alternative to on-street parking in the Downtown, residents and visitors to the area may park for free in any one of the City’s three parking ramps beginning at 5pm, Friday, January 18th through 7am, Sunday, January 20th.

Roads will be slick at times. Remember to take it slow when there is ice and snow.

Text, phone and e-mail notifications will be sent to those who have signed up at 10:00am Friday as a reminder.