Many of us were snowbound for a few days earlier this week, and that has local maternity wards looking forward to a baby boom nine months from now.
Jeff Rainford, Mayor Francis Slay’s chief of staff told KMOX Thursday that the mayor understands the situation, and the decades-old policy is going to get a second look at the end of winter.
It’s almost like we’re back to square one. Snow falling overnight and early this morning have made roads, ramps and bridges slick.
Many homeowners’ worst fears were realized in this week’s winter storm, when their furnace went on the fritz.
It will be another 12 hour workday for St. Louis city road crews. They plan on widening main throughways so rush-hours can get back to normal.
Extreme cold is affecting the MetroLink system and causing up to 30 minute delays westbound from Grand to Lambert Airport and Grand to Shrewsbury.
The odor problem that has plagued the Bridgeton Landfill in St. Louis County for several months is back, and this time the extreme cold weather from earlier this week is part of the problem.
You think you’ve got it bad. About 150 families in the Gray Hawk subdivision near St. Genevieve are snowed in without any drinking water after an underground pipe froze and burst.
The cardiovascular risk in these arctic-like temperatures extends well beyond the avoid shoveling rule, and the risks are especially high for those with known heart disease.
Scott Truett, senior forecaster with the National Weather Service, said it dropped to 8-below zero at Lambert Airport Monday morning. The last time that happen was in early February of 1996.