The Examiner examiner.net 31 Dec, 2020 09:45 am

wintry weather

The Missouri Department of Transportation’s Kansas City office reported that by rush hour Tuesday, all highways in and near Kansas City were either clear or mostly clear.

While drivers had to be wary of possible slick spots from refreezing Tuesday evening and through the night, road crews in the Kansas City area received some cooperation from the first significant winter weather system this season.The Missouri Department of Transportation’s Kansas City office reported that by rush hour Tuesday, all highways in and near Kansas City were either clear or mostly clear.Tuesday at its gauge at Kansas City International Airport – a record for Dec.As anticipated precipitation changed from snow and then sleet to rain by Tuesday afternoon, crews in Independence and Blue Springs were able to pull back operations before they reached many of the residential streets.

Lee’s Summit-based Troop A of the Missouri State Highway Patrol reported Tuesday afternoon that it responded to 134 calls between 8 a.Before that, they cleared and treated the top-priority and most if not all second-priority streets.

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