Winter weather including possible snowfall was predicted Sunday morning through evening in the metro-east.
According to St. Louis’ U.S. National Weather Service base, a storm system was expected to bring a wintry mixture to the metro-east beginning Sunday morning and into the evening. Possible heavy snow was predicted with accumulations from 1 to 3 inches.
The wintry mix was expected to begin around 10:30 a.m., according to Weather Underground.
At 11:15 a.m., snow was falling across the region, according to NWS. Rain and sleet mixed with snow at times, and the snow was predicted to change entirely to rain in the afternoon, a post on the NWS St. Louis Facebook page read.
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St. Clair Emergency Management cautioned drivers Sunday afternoon.
"Big snowflakes are falling around the county, roads are wet, use caution if you are heading out this afternoon," a Facebook post read.
The highest snow accumulations were 2 to 3 inches in central and east-central Missouri, NWS reported. An additional 1 to 2 inches of snow was predicted in the region through Sunday afternoon.
"Some area roadways where it is snowing hardest are covered so be very careful if venturing out this afternoon!" a NWS post read.
The main areas at risk for snow accumulations extended from Edina, MO to St. Louis and the metro-east, according to the National Weather Service base in St. Louis.
The temperature at 8 a.m. was about 39 degrees with a high of 41 degrees predicted for the day.
Kaley Johnson: 618-239-2526, @KaleyJohnson6