MoDOT recommending limited travel Saturday night due to wintry weather

The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) is recommending limited travel Saturday because of another winter storm set to move through the area.

Posted: Feb. 16, 2019 12:46 PM

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) is recommending limited travel Saturday because of another winter storm set to move through the area.

Saturday morning, MoDOT sent out a message urging people to pay close attention to the weather forecast regarding the anticipation of another winter storm.

Crews have been working since Friday clearing the roads from that day's winter storm.

More wintry weather is expected to begin late Saturday afternoon and evening that will bring up to four inches of snow and light freezing drizzle near Kansas City.

Travelers hitting the roads Saturday night are urged to leave early and take it slow.

It is also recommended that drivers stay updated with road conditions via MoDOT's Traveler Information Map which can be found by clicking here.

The National Weather Service has a Winter Weather Advisory in effect for northwest Missouri until 6 a.m. Sunday morning.

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Additional rainfall is on the way overnight with a few embedded thunderstorms. While the overall severe threat is low, there is a chance of some gusty winds and hail with the strongest storms, mainly north and west of St. Joseph. Lows tonight will be in the 50s.
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