Snow Line Shifts South, Lowers Predicted Totals in Columbia

6 years 6 months 3 weeks ago Sunday, March 02 2014 Mar 2, 2014 Sunday, March 02, 2014 6:39:00 AM CST March 02, 2014 in Weather
By: Annie Hammock, KOMU Interactive Director

COLUMBIA - A change in weather conditions means Columbia will be getting far less snow Sunday than originally predicted.

KOMU 8 News forecaster Eric Aldrich said drier air from the north shifted overnight, pushing the snow line further south.

Columbia can expect 2-4 inches of snow instead of the earlier predicted 6-10 inches.

Still, roads will be slick, with blowing and drifting snow possible. Aldrich said travel is still not advised.

Strong winds and falling temperatures are still a concern. Temperatures are expected to drop to 7 degrees Sunday afternoon, and -5 overnight. Wind chills could go as low as 25 below zero.

KOMU 8 Weather will continue to update throughout the day. Viewers can check winter weather school and church closings and keep an eye on road conditions elsewhere on KOMU.com.

 

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