Winter weather has left a thin layer of ice in much of central and northern Missouri along with some snow and sleet accumulation, and some ice accumulation is happening in the Lake of the Ozarks, Springfield and Joplin areas. The storms also included some reports of lightning and thunder in central and eastern Missouri overnight.
The Transportation Department reports highways in all of Missouri from I-70 north as covered, along with highways from about Joplin north in western Missouri.
Check travel conditions with the Transportation Department’s Traveler Information Map.
These are some weather reports made to the National Weather Service this morning:
A spotter reports 5″ of snow at Kirksville at 3:58 a.m.
Media reports .33″ of sleet in Kansas City at 3:58 a.m.
A spotter reports 4″ of snow at Trenton at 5:10 a.m.
A spotter reports light glaze of freezing drizzle at Louisiana, Missouri at 5:28 a.m.
Media reports an estimated .20″ of freezing rain at Mexico at 5:38 a.m.
Estimated .10″ of freezing rain on elevated surfaces, windshields at Jefferson City at 5:40 a.m.
Co-op observer reports .10″ of freezing rain 2 miles east of Elkton at 5:44 a.m.
Media reports 3.25″ of snow at Chillicothe at 5:46 a.m.
Co-op observer reports .12″ of freezing rain at Pittsburg, Kansas at 5:52 a.m.
Co-op observer reports .25″ of freezing rain and glazing on all surfaces 4 miles north/northeast of Ashland at 5:56 a.m.
Emergency manager reports 3.8″ snow with .10″ freezing rain on top at Macon at 6:10 a.m.