Feb 13, 2020 11:29 AM

Wind chill advisory issued, closing several area schools, including St. Joseph

Posted Feb 13, 2020 11:29 AM

By BRENT MARTIN

St. Joseph Post

A strong cold front has pushed into the area bringing northwest winds which will drive wind chills dangerously low.

Several area schools have closed, including the St. Joseph School District, St. Joseph parochial schools, and St. Joseph Christian Schools. Missouri Western State University has canceled classes today.

We have details at 680KFEQ – dot- com.

The National Weather Services has issued a wind chill advisory which remains in effect until noon.

It will be sunny today with a high only in the teens. Wind chills will dip to between minus-5 and minus-15.

Clear tonight, extremely cold with a low of around one.

It will warm up a bit on Friday with a high expected to be near 28. The wind will make the temperature feel more like minus-9 to around one.

Warmer this weekend with a high Sunday expected to hit 50.

For full list of school closings, click here.

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Missouri man hospitalized after pickup overturns on the icy road

NODAWAY COUNTY — One person was injured in an accident just after 9:30p.m. Wednesday in Nodaway County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a 1995 Ford F150 driven by Charles W. Hunter, 28, Hopkins, was northbound on Route E six miles west of Sheridan.

The driver lost control of the pickup on the ice covered road. The vehicle traveled off the road and overturned.

Nodaway County EMS transported Hunter to Mosaic in Maryville. He was properly restrained at the time of the accident, according to the MSHP.