Updated with new information on city public works planning.
4:24 p.m. Update Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has declared a state of emergency as residents and emergency crews get ready for the expected winter storm, which so far has primarily dumped freezing rain on the area as of late Monday afternoon but could put out between 12 and 18 inches of snow in the region by Wednesday night, according to the National Weather Service. The National Guard will also be deployed in certain areas requiring assistance. Traffic volume along Olive Blvd. in Creve Coeur was lighter than normal, as several schools in the area let out students early because of the coming weather. City officials are asking people to stay off the road unless that travel is truly necessary. Anyone with concerns about shelter in the storm …
Christmas Eve snowfall predicted during heavy holiday travel period.
- Joe Scott
Thursday, December 23, 2010
It's going to be a white Christmas in Creve Coeur. Missouri Department of Transportation crews are preparing Thursday for a two- to four-inch snowfall on Christmas Eve as predicted by the National Weather Service. Some pockets might receive a bit more snow. Forecasts call for the snow to start Friday morning and last through the evening. With increased numbers on the roads during the holidays, MoDOT officials were strongly urging motorists to travel Thursday or early Friday morning. For up to date travel information, motorists can log on to www.modot.org to view an online Traveler Information Map, or call 1-888-ASK-MODOT (888-275-6636) for the agency's customer service center for road conditions. The hotline is staffed 24 hours a day, …