Winter Storm

Snow removal crew in downtown St. Louis, December 14, 2013 (KMOX/Brad Choat)

St. Louis Streets Director: Be Patient, Chemicals Will Work

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.


MetroLink Sign

Delays Expected Throughout MetroLink System This Morning

Extreme cold is affecting the MetroLink system and causing up to 30 minute delays westbound from Grand to Lambert Airport and Grand to Shrewsbury.


Photo of Bridgeton Landfill Aug. 19, 2013 showing black liner material to be covered. (Photo:

Extreme Cold Causes More Odor Problems at Landfill

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.


Missouri Town Snowed In Without Drinking Water

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.


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St. Louis Officials See Uptick in Cardiac Ambulance Calls

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.


UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Winter Storm Hit Records for Snow and Cold in St. Louis

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.


Photo of the Mississippi River in St. Louis, January 6, 2014. (KMOX/Carol Daniel)

What Is A Polar Vortex?

So what’s to blame for this extreme cold we are seeing all across the nation? Experts call it a polar vortex.


(Getty Images/ Spencer Platt)

250 Homeless Sought Shelter from the Extreme Cold

Another 250 homeless sought shelter during the day Monday. Organizers at the city’s community center at 12th and Park had to look to the St. Louis County for help accommodating the overflow.



Frostbite Cases Reported in St. Louis

Two St. Louis hospitals have treated nearly a dozen frostbite cases from this week’s blast of article air.



Business Closings in St. Louis-Area

Several businesses and government centers are closed Tuesday due to icy roads and extremely cold conditions.





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