Snow Shuts Down Roads; Travel Becomes Impossible In Spotsby dfox on Tue, 02/01/2011 KLPW
While some in Franklin County were still wondering Tuesday afternoon when the snow would arrive, those in the bordering counties of Warren and Gasconade were wondering when it would stop. Heavy snow and high winds shut down a large portion of I-70 in central Missouri, and caused whiteout conditions in Warren County.
"This is not a good time to be on the road," Missouri Department of Transportation Director of System Management Don Hillis said. "Almost all of the state is covered with snow and some areas are receiving ice, making some roads impassable. Please stay home if you can."
As of Tuesday afternoon, Hermann officials said the snow was falling so rapidly, city street crews were having difficulty keeping up. Hermann Police Chief Frank Tennant was needed to drive City Hall employees to their homes as the snow made travel more and more difficult.
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