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Winter weather finally settles in Moniteau County

Winter weather finally settles in Moniteau County

January 17th, 2018 by David Wilson in Local News

The Depot Park at California is depicted on a snowy morning Jan. 15, 2018.

Photo by David Wilson /News Tribune.

With the recent cold and snow, there should be no complaints from anyone about not having any winter weather.

Dec. 21, the first day of winter, was mild. Only a few days later, Christmas Eve, though, it had turned cold and California saw a White Christmas, the first since 2010. And the snow stayed awhile because it got colder, dropping to 2 or 3 degrees Fahrenheit, only a couple of days later, with a high of about 16 degrees for the day. The temperatures did not rise to freezing for several days

Now, more snow has arrived. Although not much is expected beyond a couple of inches, the predicted temperatures are supposed to be really low, with the high temperatures in the teens for a few days. As a result, what snow falls may well be around for a while.

Add that to predicted wind chill temperatures of 20 below zero, and Moniteau County certainly has winter this year.

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