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Snow, ice could cause issues for Tuesday evening commute

The ABC 17 Stormtrack Weather team issued a Weather Alert Day for Tuesday evening into Wednesday as snow and ice are expected to affect mid-Missouri.

Columbia Public Works said its Street Division has been monitoring and preparing for the expected snowfall.

Winter Weather Alert. City of Columbia Public Works Street Division has been monitoring and preparing for snow Tuesday and Wednesday. More details will be available tomorrow on specific response operations.

— Columbia Pub Works (@pub_works) February 18, 2019

Missouri State Highway Patrol tweeted, asking driver’s to be prepared for Tuesday evening’s commute because slower speeds could be necessary.

Another round of winter weather is expected to impact central Missouri in the next 48 hours. Troopers responded to numerous crashes Friday afternoon after the snow storm. Most of those crashes, if not all, were motorists driving too fast for conditions. Be prepared & slow down

— MSHP Troop I (@MSHPTrooperI) February 19, 2019

The Missouri Department of Transportation encouraged drivers to check the MoDOT traveler map before they head home for the evening.

More winter weather is expected Tuesday afternoon and evening for much of the state. Afternoon and evening commutes may be affected. Check MoDOT’s Traveler Information Map for the latest road conditions:

— MoDOT (@MoDOT) February 18, 2019

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