Warnings of an ice storm headed for Kansas City this weekend have grown severe, prompting schools to announce closings.
See the full list of schools that have announced closings here or early dismissals: Read the complete list.
The Missouri Department of Transportation has issued a travel advisory for this weekend, telling motorists to avoid travel from late Thursday through Sunday.
To check road conditions including winter weather conditions and traffic speeds, visit MoDOT’s Traveler Information Map at traveler.modot.org/map/.
The map is also available as a free app on iTunes and Google play listed as MoDOT Traveler Information. MoDOT’s customer service center is available for information 24 hours a day at888-275-6636.
Information on winter driving tips is available from the Kansas Highway Patrol. Motorists who need help can reach the patrol by dialing *55. You can also follow the Kansas Highway Patrol on Facebook and Twitter at www.kansashighwaypatrol.org.