Numerous minor traffic accidents caused by an overnight layer of snow and ice were reported during the Monday morning rush hour.
Traffic was lighter than usual because of the President’s Day federal holiday, and students throughout the area are enjoying a day off.
Kansas City reported a number of wrecks in south Kansas City near 103rd Street and Wornall Road, but none were serious and no significant injuries were reported.
Road conditions were a bit more hazardous along Interstate 70 east of Kansas City, specifically towards Higginsville and rural parts of the central Missouri, according to the Missouri Highway Patrol.
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Kansas Highway Patrol reported about a dozen vehical accidents and slide-offs throughout the eastern portion of the state.
Frigid temperatures are expected to continue Monday and throughout the week.
Snow flurries could return on Tuesday with temperatures dipping into the teens on Wednesday and even colder weather overnight and into Thursday morning.
Glenn E. Rice, firstname.lastname@example.org