PHOTO GALLERY: First snow of season falls in Columbia
By Missourian staff
December 20, 2012 | 12:15 p.m. CSTThe first snow of the season fell Thursday in Columbia.
A tangle of trees near Perche Creek bow under snow Thursday afternoon. The combination of a predicted 2 inches of snow and 30 mph winds has caused power outages and falling tree branches in mid-Missouri. | Kile Brewer
Snow gathers on the awning of Swank Boutique on Broadway as employee Clarice Boone cleans the storefront windows during a winter storm Thursday morning. The forecast called for 1 to 2 inches of snow accumulation in mid-Missouri. | Greg Kendall-Ball
Thick ice remains on a downtown Columbia sidewalk after a winter storm passed through earlier in the day Thursday. The storm brought wind gusts over 35 mph as well as below-freezing temperatures. | Harry Katz
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