UPDATE: 7:50 p.m 1-10-2010 The heaviest snow will be moving in after 8pm and continuing through early Tuesday morning. An additional 2-4" of snow is expected during this time. Visibilities will drop to below 1/2 mile at times. Total snow accumulation of around 3 to 6 inches of snow is still expected with some locally higher amounts possible. More detailed information can be found under the weather heading. Roads are snow covered and hazardous and travelling is not encouraged. In Cole County, Public works Director Larry Benz reports 32 plow trucks will be out through the night.
For a look at road conditions on the state's highways, MoDOT has an interactive map with the latest road conditions.
In Columbia here are the priority streets to be plowed first. UPDATE: 3:21 p.m 1-10-2010
Crews around Mid-Missouri have been working several car accidents.
Around 1 p.m Monday crews were called to an accident on Route 50 near Country Club Dr. in Jeffeson City.
A pickup and a car smashed into each other and came to rest in the median. No one was seriously hurt. UPDATE: 10:06 a.m 1-10-2010
Snow will be pushing across Missouri from the west throughout the day Monday.
While the snowfall will be light, it will be consistent resulting in accumulations between 1-2" across the viewing area Monday.
Snow will continue tonight and could be heavy at times in the overnight hours. Most of the snow should be out of the area around sunrise tomorrow, with a chance for some flurries/light snow to linger until 12 PM.
Total accumulations for the viewing area look to be between 3-6" with the heaviest amounts to the north.
School dismissals and closings can be found by clicking the red banner on the top of our home page. School, church and community activities that have been impacted can be entered and found under the Community Closings tab.
The Jefferson City Fire Department wants to remind residents during their snow removal process to keep fire hydrants clear of any snow obstruction. They ask you to take the time to clear away the snow from the hydrants to save time during a fire emergency.