Davenport has declared a snow emergency that went into effect at 4 p.m. Monday and continues through 6 a.m. Wednesday.
It is based on the National Weather Service forecast that the area will receive four to six inches of snow beginning around 4 p.m., according to a news release from the city of Davenport.
This weather event is expected to have a long duration and include periods of ice and rain.
Cars parked on posted snow routes during a snow emergency may be ticketed and towed. Residents and visitors to the Downtown may park for free in any one of the city’s parking ramps beginning at 3 p.m. Monday through 7 a.m., Wednesday.
Crews will focus efforts on clearing posted snow routes when snow arrives.
For more information on winter weather response activities and tips visit www.cityofdavenportiowa.com/winter.
Other snow emergencies declared include:
• Walcott: In effect from 6 p.m., Monday until 6 p.m. Tuesday. Vehicles should be parked on odd sides of streets.
• Eldridge: In effect at 5 p.m., Monday and continuing until 6 a.m. Wednesday. All vehicles need to be removed from city streets to allow plowing. Full snow emergency rules can be found on www.cityofeldridgeia.org.
• Clinton: In effect from 6 p.m. Monday, until 6 p.m. Wednesday. Vehicle must be removed from streets by 9 a.m. on Tuesday or be ticketed and/or towed.
There are no anticipated delays for solid waste during this time so set your cart out by 7 a.m. on your regularly scheduled day.
Calendar parking is now in effect.
Coal Valley: In effect from 5 p.m. Monday until snow has stopped and streets have been cleared. It is 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 aillage following a snowfall occurrence of two inches or more. Vehicles in violation of the law are subject towing at the owner's expense.
Carbon Cliff: In effect from 9 p.m. Monday for 72 hours. All vehicles need to be off the street. Vehicles not removed will be ticketed or towed.
Morrison, Ill.: Effective immediately until Wednesday at 8 a.m.
No parking on Snow Routes. These routes include Lincolnway (Route 30), Jackson Street, Heaton Street, Winfield Street, Genesee Street, Genesee Avenue, Genesee Court, Illinois Route 78 (which includes parts of Wall Street, Clinton Street, and Portland Avenue), High Street and Academic Drive.
No overnight parking in the Central Business District (CBD). The CBD is bounded by Lincolnway (Route 30) to the north, the Railroad Tracks to the south, Clinton Street to the east, and Orange Street to the west.
No parking on all other streets as provided: On even numbered calendar dates, parking is allowed only on the even numbered side of the street. On odd numbered calendar dates, parking is allowed only on the odd numbered side of the street. This parking regulation starts each day at 8 a.m.