Potentially the worst winter storm to hit Missouri in decades hammered away on Tuesday, dumping more than a foot of snow while delivering freezing rain, blustering winds and dangerously cold temperatures.
Get out those shovels, but don’t expect to see pavement just yet. Snow will continue to fall this evening and overnight.
A Blizzard Warning has been issued for the St. Louis area until noon on Wednesday. Ten to twenty inches of snow is expected.
Ice coated the overhead wire which supplies power to the light-rail.
Metro is using lessons learned in previous ice storms to try to keep Metrolink running throughout the coming winter storm.
For the first time in recent memory, FEMA has issued a warning about the approaching Midwest snowstorm.
MoDOT: “Nothing You Can Do To Prevent Ice”
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) With snow expected to move into the area on Christmas Eve, Weather Channel Meteorologist Geoff Maurer is suggesting that those who will be driving somewhere for Christmas, leave today.
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - Patients are jamming local emergency rooms with a myriad of injuries – some of them critical – resulting from slips and falls on ice-coated driveways and parking lots.
DEFIANCE, MO (KMOX)- A Defiance woman was killed Monday morning, when her vehicle ran off a St. Charles County road, and overturned in an icy, water-filled ravine.