UPDATE: Eastern Iowa Snow Emergencies - KWWL - Eastern Iowa Breaking News, Weather, Closings

UPDATE: Eastern Iowa Snow Emergencies


(KWWL) -- Here is a list of eastern Iowa communties that have reported snow emergencies to the KWWL newsroom.

Waterloo- Overnight parking ban is in effect.  A  SNOW BAN occurs when the City of Waterloo declares no parking allowed on any city street overnight for the purposes of clearing snow/ice from city streets.  Click here for parking information.

Cedar Rapids: The snow plows are having issues with plowing some of the snow routes because of parked cars. A snow emergency is in effect from 8 a.m. Wednesday, January 14, 2009 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, January 14, 2009. Snow routes are in effect for this time period. Residents are requested to move cars off streets in other parts of the city. Crews are plowing all residential roads. If this is not possible, they are requested to park on the even side of the street to provide increased effectiveness and efficiency. Crews will not plow a road if it is not safe because of parked cars. Click here fore more parking information.

Iowa City- A Snow Emergency is in effect until Friday, January 16, 2009 at 8 AM. Snow emergencies can be extended if weather conditions warrant. On-street parking is restricted outside of the central business district during a snow emergency. Vehicles can be parked overnight in downtown parking facilities and there will be no charge if vehicles exit between 3:00 AM and 7:00 AM. Parking is also available in parking lots of all city parks during a snow emergency. Click here for more information.

North Liberty- The snow emergency for the City of North Liberty is still in effect. Parking on streets is not permitted until the emergency has been lifted. No on-street parking during snow emergencies ensures streets are clear for effective snow removal and other road maintenance. Click here for more information.

Dubuque- Odd/even snow route parking policy is in effect on Thursday, January 15, and Friday, January 16, 2009.  Parking will not be allowed on the "odd" numbered side of the streets on Thursday and parking will not be allowed on the "even" numbered side on Friday.  The only streets affected are those identified with snow route signs, which include the times that parking is restricted.   Click here for more information.

Wellman- Snow Emergency in effect until further notice.

Online Producer:  JJ Murray

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