St. Louis Weather Forecast Says Snow, Possible Record-Cold Lows This Weekend

Posted by KMOV Steve Templeton on Thursday 11th Feb 2021

That cold weather we’ve had in St. Louis lately is not going to go away anytime soon, forecasters say. In fact, this weekend brings more snow and the very terrible possibility that we will set new record temperatures.

The St. Louis National Weather Service says there is a “high chance” our area will get two or more inches of snow before Tuesday. They predict that the snow will move in on Sunday afternoon and last until Monday.

The arctic air will flow south and increase the already cold air mass on the weekend. Record lows and record cold highs are likely to be in jeopardy on Sunday and Monday. #mowx #ilwx #stlwx #coldweather

Posted by US National Weather Service Saint Louis Missouri on Friday February 12th, 2021

The good news, however, is that the snow is supposed to be light, loose, and easy to shovel and plow.

The bad news is that snow isn’t going to be the worst weather-related problem for the days to come. That honor belongs to the arctic explosion that sneaks behind us.

KMOV meteorologist Steve Templeton warns that the mercury will drop significantly this weekend in addition to the snow, and we will see wind chill from “about -14 to -18 in St. Louis”.

There is growing confidence that widespread accumulations of snowfall are across the central part of the country …

Posted by US National Weather Service Saint Louis Missouri on Friday February 12th, 2021

The NWS recommends wearing several layers of clothing when going outside in these temperatures. And when you need to drive it means your vehicle is ready for winter – including a full tank of fuel and packing extra clothes and blankets in case you get stranded somewhere.

Stay safe, St. Louis.

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