Davenport has declared a snow emergency starting tonight and continuing through most of Tuesday as a winter storm is expected to move into the area.
The snow emergency takes effect at 10 tonight and continues through 6 p.m. Tuesday. Parking on posted snow routes is prohibited when a snow emergency has been declared. Vehicles parked on posted snow routes may be subject to ticketing and towing. Visitors to the downtown area can park for free in any one of the three parking ramps.
Here’s a link to the official snow emergency posting on the city website: www.cityofdavenportiowa.com/egov/docs/1292528187488.htm. It also has links to the city’s winter guide, parking ramp information and the Snow Angel program.
Roy Booker at 12:13 p.m.
Good afternoon, Quad-Cities. Here is your National Weather Service forecast.
This afternoon there is a 50 percent chance of snow and freezing drizzle. Total daytime snow accumulation could be around one inch. Skies will be cloudy with a high near 34 degrees. East winds will gust as high as 25 mph.
A winter weather advisory is in effect from 6 p.m. tonight until 6 p.m. Tuesday. Visibility will be reduced making travel hazardous. Tonight there is a 100 percent chance of snow. New snow accumulation could be around two inches. The low will be around 29 degrees.
Tuesday there is a 100 percent chance of snow. New snow accumulation could be between four to six inches with isolated seven inch amounts by Tuesday night. The high will be near 32 degrees. Northeast winds will be 5-10 mph becoming north at 15-25 mph in the afternoon. Wind gusts could be as high as 30 mph. Drifting snow could make driving conditions hazardous.
Tuesday night there is a 30 percent chance of snow before midnight. Skies will be cloudy with a low around 18 degrees.
EARLIER STORY: More snow today, Tuesday
By Rick Rector
A chance of snow before noon, then a chance of rain and snow. Cloudy with a high near 34 degrees. Chance of precipitation: 50 percent. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Tonight snow. Low around 29 degrees. Chance of precipitation: 100 percent. New snow accumulation of around 2 inches possible.
EARLIER REPORT: A good Monday to all. What does Mother Nature have in store for us? It looks like more snow, according to the National Weather Service.
Today’s forecast calls for snow between 7 a.m. and 1 p.m. with total daytime snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
The high for the day will be around 34 degrees with winds from the east gusting as high as 25 mph.
The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory beginning at 6 p.m. and continuing until 6 p.m. Tuesday. Tonight about two inches of new snow is expected. The overnight low will be around 29 degrees.
Tuesday will bring more snow with total accumulation of around 4 inches or more with amounts varying greatly throughout the region. Heaviest amounts should be north of U.S. 30.
The day will be breezy with a northeast wind gusting as high as 25 mph. Winds should whip up the snow to make driving treacherous.
Tuesday night more snow is likely before 7 p.m. before tapering off. The overnight low will be around 18 degrees. New snow accumulation of less than one inch is possible.
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