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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
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Hi: 64° Lo: 46°
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Maryville
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Hi: 64° Lo: 44°
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Savannah
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Hi: 63° Lo: 43°
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Cameron
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Hi: 63° Lo: 44°
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Atchison
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Hi: 65° Lo: 44°
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Lots of sunshine across the area today with temperatures warming into the mid 60s. Tomorrow will be a similar day with highs warming into the mid to upper 60s. Cloud will start to build into the area late Thursday night into Friday morning. Rain chances will start to increase early Friday morning with scattered showers likely for the first half of the day on Friday. Several more rounds of rain are likely this weekend as highs warm into the low to mid 70s. A few thunderstorms are possibly as well but severe weather is not likely at this time. Rainfall could be moderate to heavy at times. Rain chances and warm temperatures are set to continue into next week. Friday through Monday most areas could see around 1.5 to 2.5 inches of rain totals.
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