Winter Weather Causes Travel Woes in Missouri

6 years 3 months 4 days ago Thursday, January 02 2014 Jan 2, 2014 Thursday, January 02, 2014 7:34:00 AM CST January 02, 2014 in News
By: The Associated Press

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Winter weather is wreaking havoc on some roadways in eastern Missouri.

A few inches of dry snow fell on parts of the state Wednesday night and Thursday morning, including St. Louis, and blustery wind didn't' help.

Several accidents were reported. A semi jack-knifed on Interstate 44 near Six Flags St. Louis during Thursday morning rush hour, shutting down eastbound lanes. Meanwhile, the ramp off of Interstate 64 at Kingshighway in the city was so icy police had to shut it down, leaving a long line of commuters waiting in the exit lane.

Several slide-offs occurred, but the Missouri State Highway Patrol did not have any immediate reports of fatalities.

Lambert Airport in St. Louis reported a few cancellations and delays, but most flights were arriving and departing on time.

 

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