(WTVO) — A winter storm warning is in effect for several Stateline counties, and many areas have already declared a snow emergency.
Accumulating snow is expected Saturday afternoon and evening, reducing visibility and causing hazardous travel through the evening.
ROCKFORD declared a snow emergency starting at 8 a.m. January 1, 2022 due to a winter storm that’s expected to accumulate over five inches snow.
According to Rockford Public Works, parking enforcement for the snow emergency will begin at 8 a.m. on Saturday. That means all cars need to be parked on the odd side of the street.
Then, on Sunday January 2, those cars need to move to the even side of the street by 8 a.m.
Enforcement teams will be deployed throughout the snow event to ticket offenders not following the odd/even parking rule.
The CITY OF BELOIT has declared a snow emergency for January 1st from 11 a.m. until January 2nd at 11 a.m. Vehicles are prohibited from parking on city streets.
CHERRY VALLEY will declare a snow emergency starting at 8 a.m. January 1st. No vehicles are allowed to park on village streets until all streets have been cleared.
FREEPORT has declared a snow emergency for January 1st from 8 a.m. until January 4th until 8 a.m. Due to recently amended parking regulations, all cars must be parked on the odd side of the street on odd days and even side of the street on even days.
VILLAGE OF FORRESTON has declared a snow emergency for January 1st from 6 p.m. until January 2nd at 6 a.m
MACHESNEY PARK has declared a snow emergency starting January 1st at 1 p.m. Residents are asked to remove any vehicles from the roadway until the snow has ended and contractors have cleared the roadway of snow.
POPLAR GROVE declared a snow emergency starting at 10 a.m. January 1st. All vehicles must be removed from Village roads until the snow emergency is declared over.
Other Stateline cities with snow emergencies will be added when available.