Snow alert issued for City of North Platte

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP) - A snow emergency has been declared for the city of North Platte effective at 11:00 a.m. Saturday.

A snow emergency dictates that all vehicles and trailers parked on a snow emergency route, as marked by the small red, white, and blue signs, are to be removed from these routes or risk being ticketed and possibly towed by the North Platte Police Department.

The objective is to keep all Emergency Snow Routes open to travel and as dry as possible. These vital transportation links were selected so that emergency vehicles can reach all parts of the city and our hospital.