Winter storm to bring significant snow to St. Louis region

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR)- A winter storm is taking aim on the St. Louis region starting Sunday night. Deep winter cold is in place across St. Louis with temperatures in the single digits and wind chills below zero Sunday morning.  Snow begins Sunday evening along I-70 in Missouri and spreads across the region overnight. Snow may be heavy at times overnight with lighter snow Monday before it ends from west to east Monday night.

Winter Storm Warnings and Winter Weather Advisories have been issued for Sunday night and Monday.

Highest snow accumulations will be 5 to 9 inches along and south of Interstate 70 in both Missouri and Illinois. There looks like there will be a sharp cut-off in the heavy snow on the north side of the FOX 2 viewing area. Along and north of a line from Bowling Green, MO to Litchfield, IL there will be a sharp cutoff between almost no snow and several inches.

MoDOT, IDOT, and city street crews had already pretreated many roads ahead of the expected snowfall, but now that the totals are up additional crews will be brought it later in the day.