The National Weather Service in Kansas City/Pleasant Hill has issued a Winter Storm Warning, which is in effect from Monday evening (Feb. 25) thru Tuesday afternoon (Feb. 26) for portions of central Missouri, including Pettis County.

Significant snowfall accumulations are expected Monday evening into Tuesday afternoon.  This storm has the potential to bring significant snowfall accumulations of six to ten inches, with locally higher amounts possible.  There remains some uncertainty to the exact placement of the heaviest snowfall totals, so stay alert to the latest forecast information.

Strong northerly winds up to 30 MPH combined with moderate to heavy snowfall will result in limited visibility and area roads becoming snowpacked, producing hazardous travel conditions.