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MSHP reports 3 fatalities from Friday's winter storm

The Missouri State Highway Patrol released statistics from Friday's winter storm and three people have died as a result of the storm.

Posted: Feb 16, 2019 12:54 PM

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) The Missouri State Highway Patrol released statistics from Friday's winter storm and three people have died as a result of the storm.

Since 9 a.m. Friday, the highway patrol reports 2327 calls for service, 779 stranded motorists, 729 crashes, 60 injuries and three fatalities.

One of the fatalities occurred on I-70 near Oak Grove from a 15 vehicle crash.

Troopers said that roads are improving as of Saturday morning but many are still covered. People should be using caution and watching the forecast for more wintry weather. 

St. Joseph
Clear
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Hi: 72° Lo: 41°
Feels Like: 46°
Maryville
Partly Cloudy
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Hi: 75° Lo: 43°
Feels Like: 39°
Savannah
Clear
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Hi: 73° Lo: 41°
Feels Like: 46°
Cameron
Partly Cloudy
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Hi: 72° Lo: 42°
Feels Like: 45°
Atchison
Clear
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Hi: 75° Lo: 40°
Feels Like: 50°
Today we had a pleasant end to the weekend with above average highs in the 70s and lots of sunshine. Tonight's conditions will be calm and clear with lows reaching the low 40s overnight. Dry and sunny weather will continue into the work week. Highs in the 70s persist through the beginning of the week, then cooling off into the low 60s as we head into next weekend. Fall-like weather looks to continue for the weekend with highs in the 60 on Saturday and 70 on Sunday under mostly sunny skies. Dry and sunny weather looks to continue into the beginning of next week.
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