Palm Sunday Snowstorm
(UNDATED)—With a winter storm warning in effect… MODOT says work crews have been out overnight and will continue to work through the day as the storm system passes through. The Hannibal filter plant reports an inch and a half of snow as of 5 a-m. A trained spotter in Lewis County reports an inch of snow there as of 5 a-m. In Quincy.. some snow has accumulated in grassy areas.
As of 5:45 a-m.. US 36 is reported as partly snow covered west of Shelbina. Other roads in northeast Missouri were reported as clear. Roads in western and northwest Missouri are reported as snow covered.
* TIMING…MODERATE TO HEAVY ACCUMULATING SNOW IS EXPECTED TO WORK
ITS WAY INTO THE AREA EARLY THIS MORNING AND CONTINUE INTO THE
EVENING…TAPERING OFF AROUND MIDNIGHT.
* ACCUMULATIONS…6 TO 10 INCHES OF SNOW.
* WINDS…NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.
* IMPACTS…SNOW WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO NOT ONLY ACCUMULATE
ON ROADS BUT ACCUMULATE AT A RAPID PACE. THE SNOWFALL WILL
LIKELY GREATLY REDUCE VISIBILITIES AT TIMES AND RESULT IN SNOW
PACKED AND SLICK ROADS…MAKING TRAVEL HAZARDOUS. HEAVY WET
SNOW COULD ALSO COAT PINE TREES AND POWER LINES LEADING TO