Audio: Early season snow storm dumps seven-plus inches in parts of east -central Missouri

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The second biggest pre-November 15th snow event on record in east-central Missouri is bogging down traffic in the St. Louis area. National Weather Service Meteorologist Kevin Deitsch says snow plows haven’t kept up with snowfall that could total eight inches in some places.

 

 

National Weather Service Meteorologist Kevin Deitsch (Dytch) says the early winter storm will hover over the region into the midday.

 

 

KSDK reported more than 600 school closings in the St. Louis area today. The storm is the second biggest early season snow event on record for east central Missouri behind a 1951 early November storm which dropped 10.3 inches of snow.