Despite mild winter, five IDOT trucks have already been hit this year.
It’s not the amount of snow rolling in today that has the Missouri Department of Transportation worried – it’s the timing.
Now that winter storm Juno has come and gone. we can once again focus on the things that matter in life – like the Super Bowl.
In addition to some snow and heavy rain, bitterly cold temperatures have begun moving into parts of the U.S. and will be staying put for at least part of this week.
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.
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.
With all the snow we’ve gotten this winter, you may not realize it, but we are still in a drought.
It’s too early to know where they’ll station extra crews, but Ameren will be monitoring the forecast all weekend.
MoDOT suggests making arrangements to miss work on Monday morning.