Snow continues to hammer New Haven and surrounding areas

Photo taken by Jeff Bowers looking west from Pratts Health Mart Pharmacy.

7:00 p.m. - Snowfall amounts from around the area.

Snow continues to fall at a rapid pace, dropping 2” in the past 90 minutes, giving New Haven a total amount of 9”.  Gusty winds are creating near whiteout conditions as the tail end of the storm begins passing through the area.   Also expect large snow drifts as it will remain windy threw the evening hours.  More photos below.

Meteorologist Neville Miller’s (with the ABC 17 Stormtrack Weather Team) forecast for Franklin and Gasconade counties has been right inline with his predictions.

Two Tractor-Trailers Overturn leaving I-44 closed for over three hours

4:15 p.m. - I-44 has been reopened.

2:23 p.m. - I-44 Eastbound has been reopened however the westbound lane remains closed.

1:00 p.m. Interstate 44 is closed in both directions between Highway 50 (St. Clair) and Highway 100 West Grey Summit.

The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDot) does not expect I-44 to reopen anytime soon.  At 12 p.m. their estimated time of closure was four hours.

QuickNewsNow Winter Storm Coverage

9:45 a.m. - Live report from the parking lot of Pratts Health Mart Pharmacy.

The best thing you can do is stay home.  The only reason we went out was for you so you could see what the conditions are like. 

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Forecast updated for Winter Storm - 7 to 10 inches expected

Graphic courtesy of ABC 17 Stormtrack Weather Team.

Meteorologist Neville Miller with the ABC 17 Stormtrack Weather Team has updated his forecast for East Central Missouri (Franklin/Gasconade area) as the storm has strengthed, causing the National Weather Service to issue a **Winter Storm Warning**.

Snowfall amounts for the area have been updated, calling for a total of 7 to 10 inces.  Below is Neville Miller's updated forecast as of Saturday at 4:30 p.m.

Winter storm "Rocky" leaves behind path of destruction

Photo was tweeted by ABC 17 Meteorologist Neville Miller of the roof that collapsed due to the heavy snow. More photos below.


Laura Miller who lives in Columbia just told QuickNewsNow that over 2,000 people are without power.  The winter storm had also caused a complete internet outage across central Missouri.

1:50 p.m.- Columbia, Mo. and surrounding areas have been slammed with snow amounts ranging from eight inches to as much as 12 inches.  Heavy snow and blizzard like conditions has caused power outages and the roof of Break Time to collapse at Vandiver/Paris Road in Columbia.

Wintry mix hits over night - slick roads and 2 to 4 inches expected

Photo taken by Amy Grannemann of 10 th street by Brian Grannemann Service. She reports that roadways in Hermann are clear of any snow or ice.

Winter Weather Update 1:00 p.m.

Franklin County remains under a Winter Weather Advisor until 6 p.m. Tuesday night.
Current tempatures: New Haven 35°, Stony Hill 34°, Hermann 36°, and
Chamois/Morrison area 30°.

Currently road conditions between New Haven and Hermann are just wet, however as you travel south and southwest from Highway 100 some roadways have a layer of slush.

Winter Storm "Rocky" second storm to smash Missouri in as many weeks

This was the scene in Kansas City, Mo. last Thursday on northbound I-29 after being hammered with 10 inches of snow.

While New Haven is on the line of getting all ran or some snow, areas around Columbia, Mo. are predicted to see anywhere from 7 to 12 inches of snow, the heaviest being west of Columbia.  The University of Missouri has already canceled classes for Tuesday.

Our affiliate Missouri News Horizon spoke with MoDot officials about the massive winter storm, naming it "Rocky".

COLUMBIA, Mo. — The snow from winter storm ‘Q’ was just starting to melt Monday afternoon, as officials began to ready for the next storm: winter storm Rocky.

Team coverage of Winter Storm 13

Photo taken by Kyle Quick at 1:00p.m. in New Haven, Mo.

UPDATED: 1:16 p.m., Kyle Quick

New Haven, Mo. - Total accumlations thus far are about 3.5 inches between a mixture of sleet and snow.

Snow and sleet continues pooring from the sky with visibility less than one tenth of a mile.

Highway 100 is completly snow covered and until the system moves out of the area roadways will remain covered.

If you do not have to go out stay home.  Keep in mind that four wheel drive trucks get you going but they cannot slow you down.  Be safe.