Wednesday, February 20, 2013
The St. Louis area is expected to get anywhere from 1-6 inches of snow and freezing rain when a major storm moves through the area Thursday.
With a severe winter storm warning now in effect for all of St. Louis, it's important to be prepared in case of an emergency situation, particularly a loss of power. Up to 6 inches of snow and freezing rain is expected for the metro area, so here are five resources that can come in handy when the storm hits Thursday morning. Batteries Plus in St. Louis provided the following recommendations of items for consumers to have on hand in the event of a power outage. Batteries Plus has locations in Creve Coeur, Chesterfield, Ballwin, Florissant, St. Peters, South County and in Fairview Heights, Ill.
Monday, December 24, 2012
Here are five resources you should keep handy as forecasts of snow for the St. Louis area on Tuesday come in.
The National Weather Service forecast for Christmas Day is one Santa will like: "Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 25. Blustery, with a north wind 15 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%." Snow could continue into noon Wednesday. (Sign up here for the FREE Patch Newsletter, including Breaking News Alerts.) Tuesday morning, KMOV.com is reporting the St. Louis area could receive anywhere from a dusting to two inches of snow. Areas to the south and east are expected to receive between two and five inches of snow. Snow is expected to begin falling around 7 p.m. Tuesday and could last until 3 p.m. Wednesday. The heaviest snow is expected to hit between midnight and 10 a.m. Wednesday. Here are some …
Monday, January 31, 2011
Ameren, the National Weather Service and local leaders share info and phone numbers residents need to know as snow, ice and possible power outages head our way.
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Monday, January 31, 2011
The National Weather Service is reporting a "crippling" winter storm expected into Wednesday with one to two feet of snow expected, so Ameren and local leaders are sharing info and phone numbers residents need to know as snow, ice and possible power outages head our way. Emergency officials have planned for freezing rain and ice, topped by about a foot of snow as the perfect winter storm bears down on the St. Louis area from the west. Tuesday morning, the National Weather Service is predicting the snow will end by Tuesday night or Wednesday morning, but winds will increase and continue as the storm system deepens. “Whatever you get, it’s going to be in a large amount,” said Jim Kramper of the National Weather Service. “We’re fairly …