Kearney, GI, and other Central Nebraska communities issue snow emergencies ahead of weekend storm

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HASTINGS, Neb. — Two of the three cities in the Tri-Cities have already declared snow emergencies, ahead of this weekend's forecasted snow storm, and others are also starting to come in.

Both Kearney and Grand Island declared snow emergencies Friday afternoon, and Gothenburg and Aurora issued one early Friday evening.

Kearney's snow emergency will go into effect Saturday at 8 a.m. and last through noon on Monday.

Grand Island's snow emergency will take effect at 6 a.m. Saturday and run until further notice.

Aurora's snow emergency will go into effect at 6 a.m. Saturday and end at 6 p.m. Sunday.

The city of Gothenburg has called a snow emergency starting Saturday at noon and running through Monday morning 7:00 a.m. All vehicles should be removed from Gothenburg snow routes and downtown streets from Sunday night 6:00 p.m. through Monday morning 7:00 a.m.

Minden declared a snow emergency Friday evening.

Hastings hasn't yet issued a snow emergency, but we will add those details to this story if one is issued.

While snow emergencies are in effect, no vehicles can be parked on snow emergency routes. Parked or abandoned vehicles on emergency routes can otherwise be ticketed and/or towed by the city.

For more information on Grand Island's snow emergency, click here.

You can also view the snow emergency route for Kearney by clicking the attached link above, or by clicking here.

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