10AM Update: Snow exits midday, travel impacts to continue

4 months 3 weeks 1 day ago Friday, March 01 2019 Mar 1, 2019 Friday, March 01, 2019 4:52:00 PM CST March 01, 2019 in News
By: Matt Beckwith & Tim Schmidt, First Alert Weather
loading

COLUMBIA - Winter weather is expected to continue this morning until around noon. Accumulating snow, gusty winds and bitter cold air will all be factors with this system.

Changes in this update: lower snow accumulations

TIMING

Snow showers will continue this morning before tapering off around noon. The afternoon should be snow-free after 2pm. Skies will slowly become Partly to mostly cloudy and some late-day sunshine could be seen.

ACCUMULATION

Snow accumulations have been continually been adjusted as this storm has produced slightly lower totals west of the KOMU 8 viewing area. Overall, most in central Missouri will receive around 2-3" accumulation throughout the morning. Areas in western Missouri closer to Sedalia could receive up to 4", but those totals would be very isolated.

Most major roads will remailn snow-covered, especially I-70.

TRAVEL

As mentioned in the accumulation section, several inches of snow is expected and will likely lead to covered main roadways Sunday. Travel is not advised Sunday until late-afternoon.

These roads would include: I-70, HWY 63, HWY 24, HWY 54, HWY 50, MO-HWY 5, MO-HWY 17, MO-HWY 52 and MO-HWY 87. 

Visibility will also be very low during this event, falling to less than 1/4" mile at times. This was a factor in accidents during the last few winter storms and should be taken very seriously, especially during the heaviest snowfall times (through Sunday 12pm).

COLD BLAST AFTER THE STORM

Near record low temperatures are forecast for Sunday night. Lows are expected around zero degrees with some areas as cold as -5 F. Wind chills into Monday morning could also drop as low as -20 F. Monday afternoon temps are forecast to reach the mid teens with wind chills only warming to the single digits. This cold snap will continue through Wednesday.

Monday HI: 18 LOW: 2

Tuesday HI: 25 LOW: 6

Wednesday HI: 35 LOW: 10

You can view the full in-depth forecast 24/7 at komu.com/weather.

HELPFUL LINKS

KOMU 8 Weather & Traffic App: Apple & Android

MoDOT Road Conditions Map

Closings & Cancellations

Live Traffic Slowdowns

More News

Grid
List
KANSAS CITY — Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) arrested a man in Kansas City Monday as his family live-streamed the... More >>
6 hours ago Tuesday, July 23 2019 Jul 23, 2019 Tuesday, July 23, 2019 8:59:00 PM CDT July 23, 2019 in News
BRUNSWICK - Like many others, Chester George and his family were forced from their Brunswick home due to flooding in... More >>
9 hours ago Tuesday, July 23 2019 Jul 23, 2019 Tuesday, July 23, 2019 6:19:00 PM CDT July 23, 2019 in News
HOLT, Mo. (AP) — Authorities are searching for two brothers from Wisconsin who were reported missing after traveling to Missouri.... More >>
9 hours ago Tuesday, July 23 2019 Jul 23, 2019 Tuesday, July 23, 2019 6:10:00 PM CDT July 23, 2019 in News
BOONVILLE - City leaders in Boonville are weighing in on the impact of a new federal grant that will fund... More >>
12 hours ago Tuesday, July 23 2019 Jul 23, 2019 Tuesday, July 23, 2019 3:30:00 PM CDT July 23, 2019 in News
JEFFERSON CITY - The number of missing sex offenders in Missouri went down significantly since last year, according to Missouri... More >>
12 hours ago Tuesday, July 23 2019 Jul 23, 2019 Tuesday, July 23, 2019 3:18:00 PM CDT July 23, 2019 in News
JEFFERSON CITY – A FEMA disaster recovery center will close at 7 p.m. Wednesday and relocate to Osage County on... More >>
14 hours ago Tuesday, July 23 2019 Jul 23, 2019 Tuesday, July 23, 2019 1:04:00 PM CDT July 23, 2019 in News
BOONVILLE - Missouri Department of Corrections spokeswoman Karen Pojmann said three officers were assaulted with an unknown liquid at Boonville... More >>
15 hours ago Tuesday, July 23 2019 Jul 23, 2019 Tuesday, July 23, 2019 11:49:00 AM CDT July 23, 2019 in News
COLUMBIA — Prosecutors charged Ryan Wade Blair, 27, with two counts of assault and endangering a correctional officer. Blair... More >>
1 day ago Monday, July 22 2019 Jul 22, 2019 Monday, July 22, 2019 7:36:00 PM CDT July 22, 2019 in News
COLUMBIA - Local, state and federal agencies will be conducting emergency preparedness exercises at the Hearnes Center on MU's campus... More >>
1 day ago Monday, July 22 2019 Jul 22, 2019 Monday, July 22, 2019 6:59:00 PM CDT July 22, 2019 in News
COLUMBIA - A federal judge sentenced a Columbia man Monday morning for his role in a drug trafficking case. ... More >>
1 day ago Monday, July 22 2019 Jul 22, 2019 Monday, July 22, 2019 5:27:00 PM CDT July 22, 2019 in Continuous News
COLUMBIA - The Missouri Department of Transportation will receive $81.2 million to replace the Rocheport Bridge. The money will... More >>
1 day ago Monday, July 22 2019 Jul 22, 2019 Monday, July 22, 2019 4:36:00 PM CDT July 22, 2019 in News
HOLTS SUMMIT, Mo. — A Chicago man faces criminal charges related to a suspicious package case in Holts Summit. ... More >>
1 day ago Monday, July 22 2019 Jul 22, 2019 Monday, July 22, 2019 4:11:00 PM CDT July 22, 2019 in News
JEFFERSON CITY - A roof collapsed early this morning from too much rain. The apartment complex had a temporary fix... More >>
1 day ago Monday, July 22 2019 Jul 22, 2019 Monday, July 22, 2019 2:59:00 PM CDT July 22, 2019 in News
COLUMBIA - Users of the popular social sharing site Reddit are upset after they say a scammer targeted them--posing as... More >>
1 day ago Monday, July 22 2019 Jul 22, 2019 Monday, July 22, 2019 2:50:00 PM CDT July 22, 2019 in News
MOBERLY - Contaminants stemming from an Orscheln facility may be in Moberly's air and sewers, and the City Council voted... More >>
1 day ago Monday, July 22 2019 Jul 22, 2019 Monday, July 22, 2019 2:12:00 PM CDT July 22, 2019 in News
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Close to 90,000 children and 23,000 adults have been dropped from Missouri's Medicaid health insurance program... More >>
1 day ago Monday, July 22 2019 Jul 22, 2019 Monday, July 22, 2019 2:03:00 PM CDT July 22, 2019 in News
JEFFERSON CITY - A power outage has caused Lincoln University to close for the rest of Monday. The... More >>
1 day ago Monday, July 22 2019 Jul 22, 2019 Monday, July 22, 2019 11:37:00 AM CDT July 22, 2019 in News
MACKS CREEK — A building in Camden County has collapsed after floodwaters compromised the structure. According to a Facebook... More >>
1 day ago Monday, July 22 2019 Jul 22, 2019 Monday, July 22, 2019 10:28:00 AM CDT July 22, 2019 in News
Columbia, MO
Broken Clouds 66°
4am 62°
5am 61°
6am 61°
7am 62°