Latest St. Louis Weather
Travelers setting out for the holidays could face trouble, with anticipated Christmas Eve snow around the Great Lakes states and heavy rain expected along the East Coast.
December 21 will be 2014’s shortest day in terms of daylight hours.
Tornadoes hit towns in Illinois, including New Minden.
MoDOT doesn’t expect heavy accumulation, but the plows are ready for whatever.
Heavy snow and plunging temperatures are expected to hit the Upper Midwest this week, dropping as much as a foot of snow on the region and pushing temperatures down by as much as 40 degrees overnight.
For the St. Louis forecast area in 2014, there have been four tornadoes on the Missouri side and 11 in Illinois, for a total of 15 in the area.
A storm spotter was hospitalized in Iowa on Monday after he was struck by lightning while watching a system that left swollen rivers, power outages, trees down and campers overturned.
St. Louisans won’t be out of the grip of heat wave until Wednesday at the earliest.
Residents of Pilger braced for a massive cleanup after a storm with dual tornadoes tore through their tiny northeast Nebraska town, killing a 5-year-old and damaging more than half of the community’s structures.