Street crews switch from plowing to salting to prevent freezing roads

The city said plowing operations will resume as soon as possible.

Posted: Feb. 21, 2019 2:48 PM
Updated: Feb. 21, 2019 3:25 PM

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) The St. Joseph Streets Department is changing gears as they continue to clean-up from Wednesday's snow storm.

Crews are switching from plowing to salting secondary routes due to freezing conditions overnight.

Temperatures are expected to drop into the 20s overnight Thursday.

The city said plowing operations will resume as soon as possible.

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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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