A band of winter precipitation rolled into the Southern Plains and the Ozarks on Wednesday as part of a late-season storm that sent temperatures plummeting and led school officials in both Arkansas and Oklahoma to cancel Thursday classes.
Dropping temperatures are a concern.
Many area roads are snow and/or ice covered.
A St. Charles teen who spent 15 minutes under icy water has made a recovery that doctors are labeling “a bonafide miracle.”
It’s not the amount of snow rolling in today that has the Missouri Department of Transportation worried – it’s the timing.
One of the boys was under water for about 13 minutes before firefighters could locate him.
Icy conditions are blamed for several morning rush hour accidents in the St. Louis region.
Nearly 200 Illinois communities are scrambling to find road salt after last winter’s record frigid temperatures and snowfall depleted supplies.
A month-long operation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials led to the arrest of nearly 300 criminal aliens and immigration fugitives in six Midwestern states.
It’s too early to know where they’ll station extra crews, but Ameren will be monitoring the forecast all weekend.