Quad City Area Snow Emergency Information

Published: Dec. 28, 2017 at 3:31 PM CST
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Preparing for the weekend 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.


Based on the NWS forecast a Snow Emergency has been declared for 72 hrs. starting at 10:00 pm Tues, 2-19-2019. Vehicles parked on a snow route will be ticketed or towed during the snow emergency. All streets and roadways within the village are considered a snow route.


The Village of Coal Valley has issued a snow emergency from midnight Monday, February 19, 2019 until snow has stopped and streets have been cleared. 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. Parking ordinance will be enforced any vehicle(s) in violation will be towed at the owners expense.


The City of Rock Island is declaring a snow emergency effective at 10:00 PM, Tuesday,

February 19, 2019. Once snow depth has reached 2 inches, parking is not allowed on any

marked snow routes until the snow has stopped and has been cleared. Vehicles parked on

marked snow routes can receive a $35 parking ticket and may be towed simultaneously. To facilitate snow removal the City is requesting that Rock Island residents not park on

residential streets until snow removal is completed.

Questions may be directed to Public Works at 309.732.2200


Wednesday February 20th, 2019 at 12:00 AM

After that time, all vehicles must be parked in accordance with the City of Sterling’s Snow Emergency Parking Regulations.

1. No parking on Snow Routes until all snow has been removed from the full width of the street.

2. No parking in the Central Business District and in city parking lots from 1:30 A.M. to 5:30 A.M.

3. Odd and even parking restrictions will be in effect on all other City Streets. On the odd days of the month, you park on the odd-numbered side of the street; and on even days of the month, you park on the even-numbered side of the street. Odd and even days will be considered as beginning between 6:00A.M. and 8:00 A.M. You will not be ticketed between 6:00A.M. and 8:00 A.M. Odd and even numbered sides of the street refer to the usual residence and building address numbers.

These parking restrictions will terminate block by block after the snowfall stops and when all accumulated snow has been removed from the full width of the street or when the snow emergency is cancelled by the City.

All other parking restrictions remain in effect. No parking will be permitted on streets where parking is restricted or prohibited.

Cars parked in violation of the above restrictions will be ticketed and may be towed, at the owner’s expense.

If you have any questions regarding these parking restrictions, please call the Sterling Police Department at 815-632-6640 or the Public Works Department at 815-632-6657.