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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. 

Saint Joseph
Overcast
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Hi: 57° Lo: 47°
Feels Like: 54°
Maryville
Clear
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Hi: 59° Lo: 46°
Feels Like: 56°
Savannah
Overcast
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Hi: 57° Lo: 47°
Feels Like: 54°
Cameron
Overcast
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Hi: 56° Lo: 47°
Feels Like: 52°
Fairfax
Few Clouds
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Hi: 63° Lo: 48°
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A line of thunderstorms will push through northwest Missouri and northeast Kansas Sunday afternoon. Some of these storms may be strong with large hail and heavy rain being the main threats. Fall-like weather will usher into the area Monday with highs mainly in the 60s and no hazardous weather expected through the week. The area could see its first frost overnight Friday/Saturday.
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