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US midsection grapples with pesky ice storm; more on way

KANSAS CITY, MO/January 14, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Parts of the central U.S. grappled Saturday with a second day of road-glazing ice and braced for more of the treacherous, below-freezing weather expected to close out the holiday weekend. The storm created travel headaches for many people who opted to go out despite pleas by authorities to … Continue reading US midsection grapples with pesky ice storm; more on way

Another winter-storm round to hit already-icy US midsection

ST. LOUIS (AP)(STL.News) — States across the nation’s midsection are bracing for another round of winter storms expected to add to thick ice that already has glazed roads, grounded flights and prompted class cancellations amid warnings that people stay home. Winter storms are typically associated with heavy snowfall, but the one that began hammering the … Continue reading Another winter-storm round to hit already-icy US midsection

MO Highway Patrol Continues To Warn Motorists To Reduce Travel

ST LOUIS, MO/January 13, 2017 (STL.News) The Missouri Highway Patrol is urging motorists to stay off of the roads if possible during the ice storm. The icy conditions have caused dangerous driving conditions, resulting in numerous accidents throughout the state. The Patrol reminds those who do have to travel to exercise extreme caution. This includes reducing … Continue reading MO Highway Patrol Continues To Warn Motorists To Reduce Travel

New storm hits West as South, New England slow to thaw

(AP)(STL.News) A winter storm that spread ice and snow from Mississippi to Maine is leaving behind cold so bitter that businesses and schools are closing in the South because the region still hasn’t thawed. Four deaths have blamed on the storm, which dropped more than a foot of snow in southern New England, caused a … Continue reading New storm hits West as South, New England slow to thaw

Snow storm blankets parts of North Carolina, Virginia

DURHAM, N.C. (AP)(STL.News) — A winter storm blanketed parts of North Carolina and Virginia with snow early Saturday as its slow march across the Southeast left grocery store shelves empty and roads icy and impassible. The National Weather Service said North Carolina cities including Winston-Salem, Greensboro and Roxboro had received six inches or more of … Continue reading Snow storm blankets parts of North Carolina, Virginia

Winter storm: South braces for snow, sleet and freezing rain

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP)(STL.News) — Panicked shoppers emptied shelves of bread and milk, road workers began working 12-hour shifts, and governors in Alabama and Georgia declared states of emergencies ahead of a winter storm stalking the South. In Cary, North Carolina, Stuart Hall’s regular run for groceries looked like something out of the just concluded holiday … Continue reading Winter storm: South braces for snow, sleet and freezing rain

South bracing for more severe storms, rain

More severe storms expected in the south (AP)(STL.News) Parts of the South are bracing for more rain Tuesday, a day after severe storms killed four people in Alabama. The line of severe thunderstorms spawned several possible tornadoes, and the threat continued into early Tuesday for southern Alabama, southwest Georgia and the Florida Panhandle. Four people … Continue reading South bracing for more severe storms, rain

Holiday travel likely to be troublesome because of weather

CHICAGO (AP)(STL.News) — It’ll be a white Christmas for the northern Plains and some Western states, but it’s likely to cause troublesome travel. Forecasters cautioned drivers to keep alternate routes in mind and prepare for possible delays. Southern California even got a dose of snow, with about 2 inches falling in a mountainous region about … Continue reading Holiday travel likely to be troublesome because of weather