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Snow emergencies in effect throughout the Omaha-Council Bluffs metro area

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Posted at 4:42 PM, Dec 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-29 12:30:11-05

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — Snow emergencies are being declared as a winter storm is set to impact the Midwest. This article will be updated as more snow emergencies are submitted to the 3 News Now newsroom.

ARLINGTON, Neb.
Snow emergency for the Village of Arlington from 6 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 29 until 6 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 30.

BENNINGTON, Neb.
A snow emergency has been declared for the City of Bennington. The emergency takes effect on Dec. 28 beginning at 11p.m. and remains in effect until 12 p.m. on Dec. 30.

CARTER LAKE, Ia.
Snow emergency starting at 9 p.m., Monday Dec. 28 and ending 9 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 30. All vehicles must be off the streets or risk being towed.

FREMONT, Neb.
A snow emergency for the City of Fremont has been issued until 6:00 a.m. Wednesday morning.

GRETNA, Neb.
The City of Gretna has called a snow emergency effective today starting at 8 p.m. through 8 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 30. The intention of a snow emergency is to facilitate the removal of snow and ice from Gretna City streets thereby it is unlawful for any vehicle to be parked on any public street during this designated time frame. Any vehicle that remains on the street during this time will be ticketed and could be towed.

LAVISTA, Neb.
In anticipation of the coming snowstorm, effective at 8 a.m., Tuesday, Dec. 29, the City of La Vista will be in a snow emergency until 8 a.m., Wednesday, Dec. 30. Please move all vehicles from residential streets to allow plow crews to clear a path. If needed, vehicles can be parked on non-hard surfaces during the storm in order to get them off the street. Vehicles left on the street will be ticketed and/or towed.

LINCOLN, Neb.
Lincoln Transportation and Utilities (LTU) has declared a snow emergency for the City of Lincoln, effective at 1 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 29. A snow emergency means parking is banned on both sides of emergency snow routes, bus routes and other major arterial streets. A map of these routes is available at snow.lincoln.ne.gov. Residential street plowing is under way. Residential parking bans are not in effect. Eighty-five City and contractor crews continue to plow arterial streets. Residents are asked to refrain from parking on streets to give plows as much room as possible. Depending on snow accumulation, multiple passes may be required.

NORFOLK, Neb.
For public safety and more efficient snow removal, the City of Norfolk has declared a Snow Emergency effective at 8 a.m. Dec. 29, until further notice. No parking is allowed at all on cul-de-sacs and emergency snow routes. On residential streets, parking is allowed only on the even side of the street; however, it is strongly encouraged that citizens park off of the street if possible.

PAPILLION, Neb.
With the updated forecast for higher winds along with heavy snow, the City of Papillion has declared a snow emergency, effective beginning today, Dec. 29 at 10 a.m., until tomorrow, Dec. 30 at 8 a.m. Residents are asked to park vehicles off the street during this time to make it easier and more effective for our equipment to clear snow from the streets.

POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTY, Iowa.
Pottawattamie County is declaring a 24-hour Snow Emergency, to begin at 12:00 P.M., December 29, 2020 and ending at 12:00 P.M., on December 30, 2020. Vehicles cannot be parked on or along any public roadway during snow removal operations.

RALSTON, Neb.
The City of Ralston is declaring a city-wide snow emergency beginning at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday.

VALLEY, Neb.
Snow emergency starting at 12 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 29 and extending until 12 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 30.

YUTAN, Neb.
The City of Yutan has declared a snow emergency from Tuesday, Dec. 29 at 12 p.m. to Wednesday, Dec. 30 at 12 p.m.

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