Combination of freezing rain and snow expected Tuesday night/Wednesday morning across Tri

Marie Harrington
February 7, 2018

On Wednesday, the weather service says freezing rain and sleet before 8 a.m., then rain with a high near 41. "Total snow accumulations of 6 to 10 inches are expected". Calm wind becoming west around 5 miles per hour.

TUESDAY: Cloudy and with a 70% chance for showers. The snow could pick up again Thursday night, lasting through Friday night.

"Monday we get a chance of precipitation coming in the late afternoon", meteorologist Russell Danielsen said.

The heaviest activity will be along and south of a Harrison to West Plains to Eminence line where about a quarter inch of total moisture is now expected with up to a tenth of an inch of freezing rain.

Rush hour on Wednesday evening likely will be a mess, with heavy snow expected from NY to Boston. Wind: N 5-10 miles per hour.

NWS predicts the possibility of snow showers Tuesday night into Wednesday but thinks the bulk of the snow will fall during the day on Wednesday and into the evening hours. Snow is expected to end between 11PM Wednesday and 1AM Thursday.

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Today - A chance of snow before 7 a.m. Another one to three inches could fall at night, mainly before 9 p.m.

Tuesday may bring more of the wind-chill-driven cold we've experienced.

Accumulation totals are predicted to be about an inch or 2 north of St. Louis, with the St. Louis region seeing about 1/2 inch.

Monday, the high will be near 41 with mostly cloudy skies, the weather service said. Some areas could see up to 10 inches of snow.

Two people also died in southwest Missouri and more than 70 others were injured after icy roads caused a high number of crashes, the Springfield News-Leader reported. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Temperatures will be in the 30s and will drop into the low 20s and teens in some parts of the state.

Other reports by TheSundaySentinel

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