Moline, IL – Moline Mayor Sangeetha Rayapati has declared a snow emergency effective beginning at 9 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 8, due to the National Weather Service’s issuing a Winter Storm Warning in effect through 6 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 10.
The NWS is predicting 7 to 12 inches of snow with winds gusting as high as 40 miles per hour Tuesday afternoon through Tuesday night, in addition to blowing and drifting snow. A long-duration snow event with two to three periods of heavy snow is expected. Amounts up to a foot of snow are likely.
The emergency declaration means Moline residents must move parked vehicles off designated snow routes to assist the City in its snow removal efforts. A map of the designated snow routes can be found here:
Mayor Rayapati has authorized and directed the Director of Public Works to assign City forces and equipment from all departments and directed the Director of Public Works to use contracted forces and equipment to clear all streets, including residential streets, in accordance with the snow removal plan.