UPDATE: 12-18 inches of snow now expected in mid-Missouri by Thursday

 

UPDATE: The National Weather Service (NWS) in Kansas City has increased the projected snowfall total amounts for Columbia/Jefferson City and Fulton to 12-18 inches, during the entire event. NWS Kansas City meteorologist Emily Klaus tells 939 the Eagle that snow is expected to start falling in mid-Missouri at about midnight on Wednesday.

HERE IS OUR ORIGINAL STORY FROM MONDAY MORNING:

The National Weather Service (NWS) in Kansas City and St. Louis have issued a winter storm watch for the entire listening area, through Thursday.

While forecast models and timing are expected to change, the NWS in St. Louis expects accumulating snowfall in mid-Missouri starting very late tomorrow (Tuesday) night through Thursday.

NWS Kansas City meteorologist Jonathan Kurtz tells 939 the Eagle that ten to 15 inches of snow is possible in Columbia and Jefferson City, by Thursday.

Columbia, Jefferson City and most of the listening area is expected to see all snow, but ice, sleet and snow is expected along the I-44 corridor.

Keep your radio tuned to 939 the Eagle for updated forecast information, and keep fresh batteries near your radio.

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