The National Weather Service is warning residents in Warren County, MO, to prepare for freezing rain the morning of January 22, 2024.
9:16 p.m. update: The Wright City R-II school district will be closed Monday. According to a post on its Facebook page, the school will be an Alternative Mode of Instruction day for students.
7:33 p.m. update: Warren County R-III school district will be closed on Jan. 22 because of the "significant ice in the forecast," according to a post on its Facebook page. The post says that Care Day and transportation to all other schools are canceled.
The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Warren County as the region is expected to see freezing rain causing up to two-tenths-of-an inch of ice to cover the area on Monday.
The advisory is in effect from midnight until 6 p.m. Monday.
The forecast indicates that a mix of freezing rain and sleet in Warren County will begin early Monday morning, switching entirely to freezing rain about 4 a.m. and continue through 10 a.m., before switching to a combination of rain and freezing rain through 5 p.m.
The National Weather Service warns that the freezing rain and ice will affect the Monday morning and evening commutes.
The Warren County EMA has provided several tips for driving in winter-weather conditions.
This story will be updated as more information becomes available.