winter http://kbia.org en Columbia streets cleared for driving, school in session Wednesday http://kbia.org/post/columbia-streets-cleared-driving-school-session-wednesday <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">As </span>Missourians<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> muddle through another frigid day Tuesday, the worst cold snap in nearly two decades is coming to an end — just in time for more snow.</span></p><p> Tue, 07 Jan 2014 23:43:59 +0000 Rehman Tungekar & Associated Press 46341 at http://kbia.org Columbia streets cleared for driving, school in session Wednesday How the cold is affecting Columbia's homeless shelters http://kbia.org/post/how-cold-affecting-columbias-homeless-shelters <p>The Interfaith Day Center in Columbia was packed full on Monday as people sought refuge from the cold temperatures. The high for the day was 0 degrees Fahrenheit.</p><p>The center, which is a daytime resource for those who are homeless, is expected to move to Wilkes Boulevard United Methodist Church soon. In the current location on Park Avenue, there’s only seating for about 20 people.</p> Tue, 07 Jan 2014 18:10:21 +0000 Kellie Moore 46311 at http://kbia.org Up to a foot of snow possible in parts of Missouri http://kbia.org/post/foot-snow-possible-parts-missouri <p></p><p>Forecasters are urging Missourians to brace for a wicked round of winter weather that's about to hit.</p><p>The National Weather Service said Friday that a winter storm could dump nearly a foot of snow on the St. Louis region over the weekend, with significant but lesser amounts elsewhere.</p><p>Bitter cold is coming, too, with readings well below zero Sunday night and Monday night. Wind chills could reach as low as minus-35 degrees.</p> Fri, 03 Jan 2014 21:26:34 +0000 Associated Press 46178 at http://kbia.org Up to a foot of snow possible in parts of Missouri NWS expects wet commute Friday afternoon, 3"- 4" snow overnight http://kbia.org/post/nws-expects-wet-commute-friday-afternoon-3-4-snow-overnight <p>Jon Carney, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in St. Louis, says while drivers were experiencing patchy ice on the roads throughout the morning, that isn’t expected to last much longer.</p><p>At around noon, temperatures at the Columbia Regional Airport ticked above freezing, and Carney says in Columbia, he expects temperatures will stay above freezing until the sun starts to set Friday night. He says drivers can expect wet roads for the afternoon commute. He says the sleet and freezing rain should turn in to rain before 1:00pm, and then turn to snow in central Missouri between 5:00pm and 7:00pm. Fri, 13 Dec 2013 18:35:37 +0000 Ryan Famuliner 45239 at http://kbia.org NWS expects wet commute Friday afternoon, 3"- 4" snow overnight Warming centers and shelters open in Columbia http://kbia.org/post/warming-centers-and-shelters-open-columbia <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Warming centers and shelters have now opened in Columbia, according to the Columbia/Boone County Department of Public Health and Human Services. It has 14 buildings hosting people during winter months. Representatives said 8 of those buildings are warming centers open during business hours.</span></p><p>·&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; ARC (Activity and Recreation Center) at 1707 West Ash Street</p><p>·&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Armory Sports and Community Center at 701 East Ash Street</p> Thu, 07 Nov 2013 23:58:05 +0000 Romain Cluzel 43443 at http://kbia.org Warming centers and shelters open in Columbia Some closures already announced for Tuesday, including MU and CPS http://kbia.org/post/some-closures-already-announced-tuesday-including-mu-and-cps <p>The University of Missouri announced<a href="http://mualert.missouri.edu/"> it will be closing its campus Tuesday</a> ahead of forecasts for significant snowfall in Mid-Missouri. You can check the latest on the expected totals<a href="http://www.crh.noaa.gov/wxstory.php?site=eax"> here on the National Weather Service</a> site.</p> Mon, 25 Feb 2013 22:11:02 +0000 KBIA Staff 29463 at http://kbia.org Some closures already announced for Tuesday, including MU and CPS Warm winter temperatures lead to MoDOT maintenance http://kbia.org/post/warm-winter-temperatures-lead-modot-maintenance <p>Warm temperatures this winter and spring have the Missouri Department of Transportation painting and repairing the roads it was plowing all winter last year. Thu, 19 Apr 2012 14:18:14 +0000 Casey Purcella 12661 at http://kbia.org Warm winter temperatures lead to MoDOT maintenance