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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. 

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Saint Joseph
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Hi: 32° Lo: 26°
Feels Like: 25°
Maryville
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Savannah
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Hi: 31° Lo: 23°
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Cameron
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There is a disturbance that will move by the area on Tuesday night and Wednesday but right now the majority of the moisture should stay to the south and west of us. Highs will continue to rise through the week but will stay in the 40s for most of us.
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