LIVE BLOG: Snowfall impacts mid-Missouri
COLUMBIA - Agencies across mid-Missouri are responding to snowfall.
Updates appear here in reverse chronological order, with the newest on top.
The city of Sedalia activated its emergency snow routes as of noon Friday. The city said drivers who park on emergency snow routes will need to move their vehicles.
Follow the latest closings and cancellations here.
MILLER COUNTY UPDATE: Three areas affected by traffic crashes:— MoDOT Central Dist (@MoDOT_Central) February 15, 2019
Route 54 Westbound, east of Eldon. One lane open after crash.
Route 87, north of Eldon. Road closed, due to jackknifed tractor trailer.
Route C, south of Brumley. Road closed due to tractor trailer crash. pic.twitter.com/RkBlrLom9s
Snowfall has not tapered off yet. Extreme caution is urged during your evening commute. Snowfall may continue through 8 p.m. City plow crews will continue to work on priority routes through the evening rush hour. A fresh crew to report at 7 p.m.https://t.co/5oYbOwvAkI pic.twitter.com/6heMxhpmVs— Columbia Pub Works (@pub_works) February 15, 2019
#I70UPDATE: The crash in the eastbound lanes at mile marker 132 east of Columbia (Boone County) has been moved to the shoulder. Traffic is still moving slowly through the area. pic.twitter.com/IYUtOzbyF6— MoDOT Central Dist (@MoDOT_Central) February 15, 2019
US 54 Update: One lane is now open. Westbound traffic is clearing out slowly. pic.twitter.com/7vk1zy31lE— MSHP Troop F (@MSHPTrooperF) February 15, 2019
Since 9:00 am, Troopers have responded to the following:February 15, 2019
569 Calls for Service
166 stranded motorists
125 traffic crashes
Please avoid traveling if at all possible. Most of the state has been affected by this storm and the snow continues to fall. pic.twitter.com/BGyDy3dKzj
US 54 Update: Cleanup efforts still underway. Roadway still blocked. Once the roadway is clear, it will need to be treated/plowed. pic.twitter.com/BbzwQqOnkU— MSHP Troop F (@MSHPTrooperF) February 15, 2019
I’m at the scene of a rollover crash near mile marker 133 of I-70 westbound. Boone Co. Fire & Rescue told me there were two people in the car when it crashed, but both refused treatment. @KOMUnews pic.twitter.com/dmmi7mSFoj— Isaac Jahns (@isaac_jahns) February 15, 2019
Need your help: We don’t have enough resources for all the crashes. SLOW DOWN and stay home if it’s not an emergency. The roads are extremely slick and there are numerous roll over multi vehicle crashes on Interstate 70. #Notworthit @ColumbiaPD @CoMoGov pic.twitter.com/3fLatuKmVS— SgtHestirColumbiaPD (@CPDMikeCoMo) February 15, 2019
ALERT: Westbound US 54 west of Highway 17 is CLOSED (Miller/Cole Co.) pic.twitter.com/3k41n0Y6N6— MSHP Troop F (@MSHPTrooperF) February 15, 2019
BOONE CO JOINT COM: Motor Vehicle Collision blocking Hwy 63 southbound at Rte H. Use caution, avoid area if possible.— Joint Communications (@BCJC911) February 15, 2019
This afternoon's winter weather is causing delays for several JCPS buses. As of 1:00pm, the following buses are delayed:— JCPS (@JCPSTWEETS) February 15, 2019
All regularly scheduled stops will be made, unless otherwise noted. #JCMO pic.twitter.com/U2Mp2NEyYO
BOONE COUNTY ALERT: Avoid eastbound I-70 between mile marker 124 and mile marker 127. Traffic is backed up due to multiple crashes. pic.twitter.com/Gyt21Lm48f— MoDOT Central Dist (@MoDOT_Central) February 15, 2019
ATTENTION CC COMMUNITY: due to inclement weather, the Columbia, Missouri location will be closing at 1 p.m. today, Friday, February 15. This closure does include evening classes. Please visit our website, https://t.co/QepYsZdq4R, for updates. pic.twitter.com/RVtwj2BBIu— Columbia College (@ColumbiaColg) February 15, 2019
MU/UM officials closing campus and system offices at 2 p.m. today due to weather. UMHC, vet health center, campus dining will remain on regular hours.— MU Alert (@MUalert) February 15, 2019
BOONE CO JOINT COM: Motor Vehicle Collision Offramp to 63 Connector from I70 Westbound blocking road. Use caution, avoid area if possible.— Joint Communications (@BCJC911) February 15, 2019
BOONE CO JOINT COM: Motor Vehicle Collision blocking road Stadium at Bernadette. Use caution, avoid area if possible.— Joint Communications (@BCJC911) February 15, 2019
A 22-person crew began treating and plowing priority routes in Columbia today, Feb. 15. at 10:30 a.m. Accumulations appear to be nearing 2 inches. Once that happens, no parking will be permitted on priority routes. Text COLUMBIAPW to 888-777.— Columbia Pub Works (@pub_works) February 15, 2019
Details: https://t.co/pkqKolzUmI pic.twitter.com/ZcaNQ3XEbJ
BOONE CO JOINT COM: Multiple Motor Vehicle Collisions on I70. I70 Eastbound shut down near 127 mile marker. Use caution, avoid area if possible.— Joint Communications (@BCJC911) February 15, 2019
BOONE CO JOINT COM: Motor Vehicle Collision 4000 Block Hwy WW between El Chapparal and the Columbia/Boone County line. Use caution, avoid area if possible.— Joint Communications (@BCJC911) February 15, 2019