PHOTO GALLERY: Columbia snowfall
Tuesday, February 1, 2011 | 1:24 p.m. CST;
updated 7:36 p.m. CST, Tuesday, February 1, 2011
Leslie Scott, radio host for 102.3 carries bags full of supplies to her car for her co-workers on Tuesday on Broadway. Snow began accumulating early this morning.
Snow started falling across Columbia this morning. The snowfall totals are expected to reach between 17 and 21 inches.
Josh Chiero, Ben Schwenker and Brett Hevalow are pulled on a sled behind a pickup truck on University Avenue on Tuesday. Though the street had been plowed, the constant snowfall made it hard for the truck to move.
A city plow gets stuck in a snow drift on Eighth Street as an SUV drives by in the opposite direction on Tuesday night. The plow was stuck spinning its tires for about 20 minutes before finally freeing itself by backing out to Elm Street.
Corrie Miller, left, and Matt Kloster take a pause while shoveling out a path to move a pickup out of a parking spot along Fifth Street on Tuesday.
MU student Juanita Kwarteng shows off her frozen eyelashes at Elm and Ninth streets Tuesday afternoon. Kwarteng and a friend decided to head downtown to see what the blizzard was like.
Benedict Sin keeps hold of his umbrella as it blows inside out in the wind on Tuesday on Hitt and Elm streets. Sin was taking photos of the snow with his cell phone.
The view from the top of the Hitt Street parking garage shows the snow-covered intersection of Elm and Tenth streets on Tuesday.
People tread through the snow-covered sidewalks on Virginia Avenue on Tuesday.
Andre Mars, left, and Brandon White try to push a stuck car off a patch of ice on Tuesday affernoon on Mikel Street. Mars and White were trying to get back home to Sexton Street after making a grocery store run when they stopped to help the stuck vehicle.
Canada geese tuck their necks into their feathers attempting to stay warm in a pond in the Bearfield Meadows neighborhood on Tuesday morning.
Manual Harvey walks back home from the grocery store during Tuesday's snow storm while cars pass through the intersection of East Broadway and Old 63. Harvey said he enjoys the quiet snowstorm days and like to get out and think and praise God. Harvey just took the walk to Eastgate Foods for "a little bit of candy."
A car drives through Hermitage Road in Columbia on Tuesday afternoon, February 1, 2011. Hermitage and almost all other side streets remain unplowed as crews work to clear primary and secondary streets first.
Snow started to fall early this morning across the area. The courtyard near Defoe-Graham hall at MU was completely covered as early as 10 a.m.
Richard Ditter, owner of D Sport, uses a snow blower to clear the sidewalks on Walnut Street on Tuesday. "My son just called me from Florida," Ditter said. "He said it's 80 degrees where he's at."
A city snowplow clears a path on Eight Street near Broadway on Tuesday morning.
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