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TELL US: How was the city's response to this week's snow?

The Missourian wants to hear your perspective — complaints, compliments and concerns welcome  — about how the city has done responding to this week's snow.

Columbia faces wind chill advisory Thursday

Columbia's low of minus 6 degrees is one degree warmer than the record low for Feb. 6.

Wednesday road conditions in Columbia: Contribute your observations

This is a map of road reports from journalists and readers. Help us make it more complete by sharing what you see — out your window or around town.

LIVE REPORT: Wednesday's winter weather

Missourian staffers were monitoring road conditions as Columbia was digging out from Tuesday's snowstorm. Keep up with all the latest here.

UPDATE: Snow pummels Columbia; crews working to clear roads

City crews work to clear first- and second-priority routes as snow pummeled Columbia on Tuesday. The snow was expected to intensify before tapering off around midnight, according to a meteorologist with the National Weather Service.

SOCIAL SNOW: Wednesday's winter weather, as seen on social media

The Missourian is collecting weather-related posts from social media to offer a look at the world beyond your window.

UPDATE: MU, Columbia Public Schools, city offices closed again Wednesday

MU, Stephens and Columbia colleges,Columbia Public Schools and several other local schools, will be closed Wednesday.

LIVE REPORT: Tuesday's winter weather

A winter storm is expected to move into the area Tuesday bringing 5 to 7 inches of snow. Columbia Public Schools, MU and other local colleges have closed. Keep up with the latest on the weather here.

 

Missouri man braves cold to ride Katy Trail solo

Eddie Naeger said he expected the extreme cold during his week-long journey, but he wasn't as prepared for his warm reception.

UPDATE: Winter storm prompts city, schools closures

Forecasts call for a possible 5 to 7  inches of snow Tuesday as the Columbia region is under a winter snow warning. MU, Columbia Public Schools, Stephens and Columbia colleges and the City of Columbia offices will be closed Tuesday.

Kansas, Missouri prepare for winter storm

The snow will begin falling across much of Kansas between midnight and 3 a.m. Tuesday and then rapidly move eastward into Missouri around daybreak, National Weather Service meteorologist Andy Bailey said. The snowfall is expected to spread across most of Missouri, except the southeast corner of the state, by early Wednesday afternoon.

UPDATE: Up to 6 inches of snow expected to cover Columbia on Tuesday

Another winter storm Tuesday could bring as much as a half foot of snow to Columbia, just as slippery weekend conditions are being cleared away.

New year off to a colder-than-average start

Columbia was spoiled with two warm Januaries in a row, but this year's January saw colder-than-normal temperatures and many frozen pipes.

 

Threat of refreezing looms as Columbia roads remain treacherous

With most of Columbia covered in a sheer layer of ice, city crews were working around the clock to make roads passable. However, the possibility of refreezing into Sunday morning could slow the city's efforts.

UPDATE: Icy roads persist through Saturday afternoon

Dozens of accidents were reported Friday and Saturday after freezing rain covered Columbia in a sheet of ice. As of Saturday evening, most of Columbia's residential streets were still treacherous.

Freezing rain and snow expected for the weekend

Columbia is under a winter weather advisory until 6 p.m. Saturday. Residents should expect snowy and icy conditions for the rest of the weekend.

 

ANY QUESTIONS: When is it safe to skate on Columbia park lakes?

To check the status of the ice on the lakes, visit the the department’s twitter account, @CoMoParksandRec.

Boone County faces fire risk Thursday; snow expected to begin Friday

Accumulating snow, sleet and ice are predicted on Friday night, Saturday morning and again Tuesday. Strong winds and low humidity could risk fires along Interstate 70 on Thursday afternoon.

Brutal cold returns to Midwest for extended stay

Actual temperatures will range from the teens in northern Kentucky to double-digits below zero in Minnesota, but even colder wind chills were expected.

Disc golf players enjoy fleeting break from cold weather

On a rare warm January afternoon, the Columbia Disc Golf Club hosted its Ice Bowl Charity Tournament. Players aren't opposed to playing in poor conditions, which will likely arrive this week.

 

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