NORTH PLATTE, Neb.— UPDATE: The City of North Platte lifted the Snow Emergency. Normal parking may resume.
UPDATE: The City of North Platte is now under a Snow Emergency. Remove your cars from the snow emergency routes for plowing.
ORIGINAL STORY: As of Sunday morning, the City of North Platte is under a SNOW ALERT.
A SNOW ALERT means weather conditions are favorable for a heavy snowfall, and it will usually be used prior to the more serious SNOW EMERGENCY.
The purpose of a SNOW ALERT is to give people more advance warning to move their cars from snow routes before conditions require the city to activate the SNOW EMERGENCY.