Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Some areas saw as much as 6 inches of snow, sleet and frozen precipitation.
A Thursday forecast of snow, sleet and other freezing precipitation that largely followed through as predicted will see Missouri Department of Transportation and other municipal street crews working into Friday to get ready for the morning commute. That, along with a National Weather Service forecast that called for additional nighttime snow and sleet accumulation of less than a half inch, has led many school districts, including Parkway, Rockwood and Ft. Zumwalt among many others, to cancel classes Friday. Our news partners at FOX2 have a complete list of school closings. MoDOT Engineer Becky Allmeroth told Patch that the amount of snow was the part of the forecast that didn't follow as planned. Either way, MoDOT said beforehand that it …
Monday, January 21, 2013
The watch will remain in effect until 8 p.m. as a severe storm system passes through the area early tonight.
Editor's Note: An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated that a tornando warning had been issued. Patch regrets the error and any confusion it may have caused. A severe thunderstorm that is expected to roll through St. Louis at around 7 p.m. is expecting to bring damaging winds, large hail and possibly even isolated tornadoes. The National Weather Service issued a tornado watch this afternoon for the St. Louis area, which will be in effect until 8 p.m. and impacts a total of 37 Missouri counties. According to the NWS, residents can also expect heavy rainfall of up to 2-3 inches today and tonight. Temperatures will fall as the storm moves but will remain above freezing with a low predicted to reach 39 degrees. However, they will …
Monday, December 31, 2012
Forecasters are predicting 1-4 inches of snow, which may make New Year's Eve driving conditions hazardous.
Do your New Year's Eve plans include travel? If so, don't be caught off guard! A winter weather advisory has been issued for the entire St. Louis area through 6 a.m. Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service. Forecasters are predicting between 1-4 inches of snow. The snow is expected to begin in the morning and continue through late Monday night. For continuous updates, check the National Weather Service's Severe Weather Summary Page. The snow may mix with freezing rain at times this afternoon and tonight. To keep up with the latest travel conditions, visit the Missouri Department of Transportation's Travel Information Map. Editor's note: This story was updated at 10 a.m.
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. It is still early, but some models are calling for between 3-6 inches of snow in the Creve Coeur area. Here are some resources to have handy during any time of severe weather. Be sure to bookmark this page for future reference. Want to show us your snow photos? Share them in our Pics & Clips Gallery.
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
The Creve Coeur area could see the first bit of measurable snow of the season Thursday.
It may not be enough for a "White Christmas", but Creve Coeur will likely see at least a little snow Thursday. The National Weather Service calls for snow in the St. Louis area after 11 a.m., with accumulations only expected to be about half an inch. The wind could be a trickier problem, prompting a Wind Advisory for the area. Here are some resources to have handy during any time of severe weather. Be sure to bookmark this page for future reference.
Friday, August 31, 2012
The tornado warning is in effect until 3:15 p.m. Residents should take cover immediately. The tornado watch runs through 10 p.m.
The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a tornado warning for St. Louis and St. Charles counties until 3:15 p.m. today. A tornado watch has also been issued through 10 p.m. for St. Louis, St. Charles and Jefferson counties, as well as several other counties. Residents are advised to take cover immediately. The NWS suggests that you move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building. You should avoid windows, and if you’re in a mobile home, in a vehicle or outdoors, move to the closest substantial shelter and protect yourself from flying debris.
Thursday, August 30, 2012
LIVE FROM COMMAND POST: Area-wide emergency teams will meet at Metro West Fire Protection District in Wildwood at 11:30 a.m. today to prepare for potentially adverse affects when Tropical Depression Isaac pelts St. Louis this weekend.
UPDATED at noon: National Weather Service officials predict 3 to 5 inches of rainfall to hit the St. Louis region when Tropical Depression Isaac arrives locally, sometime between Friday evening to Saturday morning. In St. Louis, the major hazards expected due to storm conditions are flooding and road closures. The intent of today's collective preparation session was to reassure St. Louis County residents that plans, equipment and personnel are in place to handle what the region faces this weekend, said organizers. Command center had multiple, interactive weather maps projected in the background of the session. Metro West Fire Protection District's station No. 4 team in Wildwood hosted an emergency preparation session at 11:30 a.m. …
Thursday, August 16, 2012
The skies over Creve Coeur opened up around 3:20 p.m. Thursday afternoon. Parkway Central High School has called off plans for the school's "Red/White" athletic night.
The National Weather Service issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Central St Louis County through 4:00 pm CDT. At 3:04 PM a line of thunderstorms was located near Chesterfield moving east at 30 mph. This storm is radar indicated with a hazard of 60 mph wind gusts and nickel size hail. Communities affected include Ballwin, Manchester, Maryland Heights, Town & Country, Creve Coeur, Des Peres, Frontenac, Kirkwood, Olivette, Overland, Warson Woods, Ladue, Glendale, Oakland, Crestwood, Brentwood, Webster Groves, University City, Clayton, and Richmond Heights. A weather warning indicates a confirmed, current and present danger to this area. Take necessary safety precautions. Instructions: For your protection move to an interior room on …
Wednesday, January 11, 2012
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According to local meteorologists, one to three inches of snow may fall across the St. Louis area by Thursday evening. KSDK is reporting snowfall will begin overnight and by sunrise approximately an inch will have fallen. A winter weather advisory has also been issued for St. Louis County, by the National Weather Service. KMOV reports that freezing temperatures are coming along with the snow. Temps around 20 degrees are reportedly expected Thursday, down from Wednesday's temperatures in the 50s. Gusting winds are expected to accompany the cold and snow, which KMOV reports will taper off around noon Thursday with flurries possible in the afternoon. The Missouri Department of Transportation reminds drivers to take the usual precautions with …
Monday, July 25, 2011
A look at what lies ahead for the Creve Coeur Patch, including new features.
It is still hot. You know it. I know it. Our pets know it, and the National Weather Services knows it too. The Excessive Heat Warning which was supposed to expire over the weekend has now been extended until 7 p.m. Thursday. But the work goes on, and there's still news and information to share. As has traditionally been the case, Creve Coeur City Council will not meet for the second scheduled meeting in July. The Ladue School Board will be in session Monday night, however, so check back Tuesday for details. Monday, we'll have the latest installment of the Creve Coeur Police blotter among other items. Find out what happened to a bucket full of hundreds of dollars in change. Wednesday, we'll debut a new feature that will help you find the …