PHOTO GALLERY: Columbia snowfall

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.

UPDATE: Blizzard warning until noon Wednesday

A winter storm hit Columbia early Tuesday morning and is expected to leave 14 to 21 inches of snow by Wednesday afternoon.

Snow freezes city in place

Interstate 70 was closed, as were schools, banks and businesses.

Missouri men's basketball team battles weather for Wednesday game

Since Monday, the Missouri men's basketball team has been trying to find a way to play Oklahoma State Wednesday night. Missouri is still looking for its first conference road win. 

GUEST COMMENTARY: Unlicensed breeders at heart of Prop B problem

Both sides of the Proposition B debate can find common ground in a need to address the problem of unlicensed breeders in Missouri.

TODAY'S QUESTION: What are you doing to keep yourself occupied during the blizzard?

Movies are just one way to keep busy during a blizzard. Other options include playing video games, reading, studying or even going outside and playing in the snow. What are you doing to keep yourself occupied during the blizzard?


Missouri House cancels formal sessions for week

Some committee hearings are still planned, but only technical floor sessions will be held on Wednesday and Thursday.

PHOTO GALLERY: A look at weather conditions around the U.S.

Almost one-third of the nation is bracing for the massive winter storm to hit Tuesday.

Boone County Treasurer Jan Fugit dies

She was appointed in March 2010 and elected as treasurer in November.

Missouri takes on depleted Nebraska women's basketball team

Last year, an undefeated No. 3 Nebraska women's basketball team nearly got upset during its trip to Columbia. This year, Nebraska brings a much different team to Mizzou Arena.

Ice, snow wreak havoc from Texas to New England

The storm's more than 2,000-mile reach threatened to leave one-third of the nation covered in a hodge-podge of harsh weather. Making matters worse was the expectation of brutal cold and winds gusting near 60 mph.

Storm cancels flights, makes travel difficult

Interstate 70 closed across the state while Kansas City International airport closed and hundreds of flights were delayed out of St. Louis.

Snow day creates snow stories in Columbia

One man wanted to leave town to see his newborn grandsons. Another didn't want to set foot outside. One woman made sure the birds got fed, and another wrote a poem to mark the storm. Almost everyone in Columbia had a snow story Tuesday.

MU dining halls continue to serve students during storm

MU's Campus Dining Services called in extra workers Tuesday, along with some help from Residential Life staff.

FAQ: What do I need to know to vote in the municipal election?

The last day to register to vote in the April municipal election is March 9.

Missouri lawmakers end work week early because of storm

The Senate was adjourning Tuesday until next week.

Storm hits hard early in Missouri

The anticipated storm lives up to its hype as emergency officials in Polk County request help from the Missouri National Guard.

Missouri legislature remains in session despite snow

Both the House and Senate were scheduled to meet in regular session Tuesday.

Massive storm begins trek across Midwest

Despite dire warnings of the potentially deadly storm predicted to affect a third of the country, some people seemed a little excited Monday at the prospect.

Obama urges Mubarak to step down now

Obama said the Egyptian president needs to step down now and begin the transition in Egypt.