Road conditions for Groundhogs Day

ROAD CONDITIONS IMAGE

JOPLIN REGION — Most places are closed. It’s recommended to stay at home as conditions are continuing to deteriorate.

The precipitation is expected to become snow around 7 p.m.

ROAD CONDITIONS PREDICTIONS

Doug Heady road condition predictions.

EARLIER INFO: Missouri State Highway Patrol reports at 6 a.m. indicated the following counties:

  • Jasper roadways covered
  • Newton partially covered
  • McDonald no report
  • Lawrence partially covered

CRASHES

  • 4:10 a.m. I-44 semi jackknife 14.8MM WB, cleared at 6:45 a.m.
  • 7:20 a.m. I-49 car disabled 2.8MM NB, cleared
  • 7:40 a.m. FF & Martin Road, tow coming
  • 8:00 a.m. FF & Martin, abandoned SUV, wrapped in tape