UPDATE: Blizzard Warning Issued For St. Louis
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – A Blizzard Warning has been issued for the St. Louis area until noon on Wednesday. Ten to twenty inches of snow is expected. Falling and blowing snow with strong winds and poor visibilities are likely. This will lead to whiteout conditions making travel extremely dangerous.
Winter Storm Warning
Winter Weather Advisory
The National Weather Service is recommending travel on Tuesday should be avoided as persons could become stranded resulting in potentially life-threatening situations. If you must travel, have a winter survival kit with you.
In case of possible power outages, the National Weather Service is urging people to ensure an ample supply of food and medication as well as having an alternative heat supply ready and be careful if you plan to use alternate sources of heat or electricity in your home. Observe all safety precautions to avoid Carbon monoxide poisoning, electrocution or fire. Portable generators should only be operated outdoors in a dry and well ventilated area.
Wind Advisory – Bollinger, Butler, Cape Girardeau, Carter, Dunklin, Mississippi, New Madrid, Pemiscot, Perry, Ripley, Scott, Stoddard, Wayne
Blizzard Warning – Adair, Audrain, Barry, Barton, Bates, Benton, Boone, Caldwell, Callaway, Camden, Carroll, Cass, Cedar, Chariton, Christian, Clark, Clay, Clinton, Cole, Cooper, Dade, Dallas, Daviess, De Kalb, Franklin, Gasconade, Greene, Grundy, Harrison, Henry, Hickory, Howard, Jackson, Jasper, Johnson, Knox, Laclede, Lafayette, Lawrence, Lewis, Lincoln, Linn, Livingston, Macon, Maries, Marion, McDonald, Mercer, Miller, Moniteau, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Newton, Osage, Pettis, Phelps, Pike, Platte, Polk, Pulaski, Putnam, Ralls, Randolph, Ray, Saline, Schuyler, Scotland, Shelby, St. Charles, St. Clair, St. Louis, St. Louis City, Stone, Sullivan, Vernon, Warren, Webster, Wright
Winter Storm Warning – Andrew, Atchison, Buchanan, Crawford, Dent, Douglas, Gentry, Holt, Howell, Iron, Jefferson, Madison, Nodaway, Oregon, Ozark, Reynolds, Shannon, St. Francois, Ste. Genevieve, Taney, Texas, Washington, Worth
Winter Weather Advisory – Bollinger, Carter, Perry, Ripley, Wayne