Snow Emergency Declared in Beatrice

As of noon today, motorists are prohibited from parking on snow routes, in Beatrice.  The City of Beatrice declared a snow emergency, beginning at noon.

:12                  “plow the streets”

Police Chief Bruce Lang says vehicles can be towed, if they are parked on snow routes.   Those are the streets in the city that field the most traffic and are the most-direct connecting streets in Beatrice.   Lang says based on the current forecast, conditions likely won’t be bad for very long.

:08                  “pretty good shape”

Lang says motorists can help out by finding another place to park whenever it snows, rather than on the street.

:31                  “not park there”

Beatrice was under a Winter Storm Warning for a portion of Sunday and early this morning, but that was downgraded to a Winter Weather Advisory.  Still, some significant amounts of snow could be recorded in southeast Nebraska.

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