With No Snow Near, MoDOT Plans A Dry Run

“Sometimes if we hadn’t done that before, the first time out we had broken hoses, and, you know, different connections that wouldn’t work properly”



Storm Brings Snow, Tornadoes To Great Plains

A storm system that buried parts of Wyoming and South Dakota in heavy, wet snow on Friday also brought powerful thunderstorms packing tornadoes to the Great Plains.


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Missouri to Test Slip-Resistant Road Treatment

The Missouri Department of Transportation says it will apply the “high friction surface treatment” to a pair of curves on U.S. 54 and Missouri 179 in Jefferson City.


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Truckers Praise MoDOT for Their Road Clearing Efforts

Missouri Trucking Association President says MoDOT has a pretty good reputation among truckers.


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KC Neighborhood Shovels Out Stuck Ambulance

Fire department spokesman James Garrett says the ambulance became stuck Tuesday while rushing to the man’s home, so workers grabbed their gear and ran the rest of the way.


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Heavy Snow Suspected of Causing Missouri Roof Collapse

the damage at the Break Time store occurred late Monday or early Tuesday while the store was closed.


St. Louis firefighter Bruce Stalmech clears the snow from the apron at Engine House 29 in St. Louis on February 21, 2013. A morning ice storm and then several inches of snow have slowed or closed roads, businesses and schools. ( UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

2nd Winter Storm In Days Blasts Central US

Kansas City, Mo., Mayor Sly James declared a state of emergency, and flights in and out of Kansas City International Airport were canceled.


University of Missouri Calls Off Classes

MU Health Care’s hospitals and emergency rooms will remain open, as will the MU Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital emergency service.


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MoDOT Issues ‘No Travel’ Advisory for Much of Missouri

It looks like St. Louis might be able to dodge a cold, wet, windy bullet later this evening, but if you plan on driving anywhere north of St. Louis watch out.


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Highway Department Defends Its Storm Response

Assistant District Engineer Tom Blair says the team did a good job preparing for the storm by treating roads and highways in advance.





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