- Cape student sues, accuses school officials of slamming her to ground multiple times (04/28/16)48
- Neelys Landing man shot, killed by highway patrol trooper after traffic stop (05/01/16)43
- Bob Evans restaurant in Cape Girardeau among chain's 21 closings (04/26/16)9
- Missouri House votes to allow concealed weapons without permits (04/28/16)8
- Police report filed, but no charges in incident at Cape Central (04/29/16)40
- 2016 All-Missourian Boys Basketball (04/29/16)
- Statement: Man says copsí good work drove him to grow his own marijuana (05/01/16)1
- Two hurt in motorcycle wreck on Interstate 55 (04/25/16)1
- Senator introduces bill for I-57 that would connect Sikeston with Little Rock (04/28/16)4
- River Ridge Winery changes hands (05/02/16)
Bands of heavier snow expected; winter storm and flood warnings in effect
The winter storm warning continues and a flood warning is in effect, according to National Weather statements issued at 7 a.m. This morning's flurries, which led to a dusting of snow, will give way to bands of heavier snow as the day progresses.
Expect visibilities will drop down to a mile or less, with northwest winds of 15 to 20 mph and gusts up to 25 mph. Expect some slick spots while driving this morning.
The following Missouri counties are affected: Bollinger, Butler, Cape Girardeau, Carter, Mississippi, New Madrid, Perry, Scott.
In Illinois, Alexander, Ballard and Union counties are also being warned.
The flood warning is for the Mississippi River at Cape Girardeau and Thebes, Ill., affecting Cape Girardeau, Petty and Scott counties as well as Alexander County, Ill.
Heavy rainfall has caused river levels on the Ohio River to rise.