One person was killed in a wreck Monday involving a semi truck on Interstate 44 in south St. Louis.
If as clearing the snow and ice from Illinois roads and interstates wasn’t bad enough, Illinois plows are now dealing with impatient motorists.
Side streets in St. Louis City and county are snow-packed and icy this morning, but that will hopefully change, according to regional leaders.
It’s too dangerous to stay outside!’ That’s why many volunteers, including Ray Redlich with the New Life Evangelistic Center, spent much of the night looking to bring the homeless inside or provide whatever help they needed.
Extreme cold is also affecting the MetroLink system and causing serious delays Monday morning.
The utility says the hardest hit areas are in Franklin County, where 1,234 customers were without power as of 6 a.m. Monday.
As the first major winter storm of 2014 took aim at the region, St. Louis photographers grabbed their cameras.
The University of Missouri says all of its schools and operations will be open Monday, despite the bitter cold that has closed most elementary and secondary schools across the state.
The National Weather Service in St. Louis says 15 inches of snow was reported in Mascoutah. Nearby Belleville, Glen Carbon and Wood River each got more than 14 inches.
Several businesses and government centers are closed Monday due to icy roads and extremely cold conditions.