Jan 24, 2020 11:25 AM

Winter weather advisory: St. Joseph schools, Missouri Western closed

Posted Jan 24, 2020 11:25 AM

By BRENT MARTIN

St. Joseph Post

We remain under a winter weather advisory as we end a week which featured every type of precipitation Missouri can receive.

St. Joseph public, parochial, and private schools have cancelled classes for today.

Missouri Western State University in St. Joseph has cancelled classes today.

The Air National Guard 139th Airlift Wing at Rosecrans Memorial Airport has implemented phase one of its snow plan with a report time of 8:30 this morning.

Today, snow is in the forecast with snow expected to fall throughout the day, mostly before five o’clock in the afternoon. Winds should be out of the northwest at 15 miles per hour; gusts as high as 24 mph.

Mostly cloudy tonight with a low of 22.

Partly sunny on Saturday, with a high near 34.

The National Weather Service at Pleasant Hill has issued a hazardous weather outlook for northwest Missouri and northeast Kansas, as well as southeast Nebraska and southwest Iowa. Snow is expected to make travel difficult, if not hazardous through mid-day for eastern Kansas and western Missouri, moving to northeast and central Missouri by this evening.

This storm is expected to produce an additional one to three inches of snow.

St. Joseph police report slick streets this morning, which have caused some accidents, including some slide offs.

For road conditions in Missouri, click here.

For road conditions in Kansas, click here.

For road conditions in Nebraska, click here.

For road conditions in Iowa, click here.

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