North Platte, Hershey, Sutherland cancel "Snow Emergency"

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NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP) - North Platte, Hershey, & Sutherland cancel "Snow Emergency" after storm drops 4-8" of snow in Lincoln County. People can again park along snow emergency routes and local streets.

North Platte, Sutherland, and Hershey issued a "Snow Emergency," effective Wednesday night at 9 p.m. A SNOW EMERGENCY requires all vehicles and trailers parked on a snow emergency route, as marked by the small red, white, and blue signs, to be removed from these routes. Vehicle owners risk being ticketed and possibly towed by the law enforcement if they do not comply.

ORIGINAL STORY: April 10, 2019 1:33 PM
The villages of Hershey and Sutherland join North Platte in issuing "Snow Alert." Snow Alert is to prepare to move vehicles off emergency routes for plowing.

ORIGINAL STORY: April 9, 2019
The prediction of blizzard-like conditions on Wednesday and Thursday, is prompting the City of North Platte to declare local "Snow Alert". It will start at 9:00 P.M Tuesday night.

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 us to activate the "Snow Emergency."