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Winter storm warning issued for Boone County

Saturday, March 1, 2014 | 10:55 a.m. CST; updated 2:36 p.m. CST, Saturday, March 1, 2014

COLUMBIA — The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for most of mid-Missouri in anticipation of a storm system that could dump as much as 10 inches of snow on the area.  

According to the warning, which goes into effect at 6 p.m. Saturday, mid-Missouri will see a mix of freezing rain and sleet Saturday evening that should change into a mix of sleet and snow by late evening. By midday Sunday, the area will be seeing a steady snowfall.

The snow will continue into Sunday evening but should taper off by midnight. By the time the warning expires at 6 a.m. Monday, much of the area is expected to see 7 to 10 inches of snow accumulation, along with a thin layer of ice.

Columbia is expected to get about 9 inches of snow, according to the weather service's forecast.

In response to the forecast, the Columbia Public Works Department has asked residents to move cars off priority routes by 9 p.m. Saturday and to park in driveways on residential streets.

According to the department's website, city crews will begin treating and clearing roads at 7 p.m. Saturday. For the most up-to-date information about the city's snow removal plans, visit CoMoSnow.com.

Supervising editor is Edward Hart.


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