Columbia road crews called in for morning snowfall

A nine-person plow crew reported around 11:30 a.m.

Columbia road crews called in for morning snowfall

COLUMBIA, Mo. - After a spurt of heavy and slushy snow Sunday morning, Columbia Public Works called in plow crews to start clearing off roads for Monday.

Public Works said in a tweet around 11:30 a.m. that nine staff members reported to clean off the slush that accumulated from the morning's wintry mix.

The slippery road conditions caused "several crashes,", according to a tweet posted by the Boone County Fire Protection District around 10:45 a.m.

Britt Smith, Operations Director at Jeffeson City Public Works, said there will be an overnight crew on standby in case roads slick, but added that is not expected.

Any school delays or cancellations reported to ABC 17 can be found here.

Columbia Public Works said that temperatures are not expected to drop below freezing overnight. For ABC 17's weather forecast, click here.

Updated road conditions are accessible on MoDOT's traveler map.

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