Road Crews Preparing For Weekend Winter Storm

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR)-- With the metro area under a winter storm watch this weekend, MoDOT and IDOT are warning motorists to be ready for a return to wintery conditions Sunday.

Highway crews have been put on alert. Snow clearing trucks were loaded up with salt, cinders and salt brine today so drivers can hit the roads Sunday when needed.

The winter weather is expected to come first as rain and then switch over to snow between four and 7am Sunday.