Ann Leach: Both dark and light should be honored
Are we never satisfied, even when it's good? And can we really do anything to change the weather?
Light snow, then light freezing drizzle in forecast
The National Weather Service in Springfield is predicting around a half-inch of snow this afternoon through tonight, followed by a light freezing drizzle into Thursday morning.
Several area communities cancel Christmas parades set for Saturday
Several area communities have canceled Christmas parades set for Saturday.
Freezing rain possible for morning commute
Motorists heading to work or school this morning should give themselves some extra time because the roads could be slick. The Joplin area could see a mixture of rain, sleet, snow and freezing rain this morning and on Saturday as the latest in a series of wintry storms moves across the region.
Holiday train, other events remain on schedule
The Kansas City Southern Holiday Express still plans to arrive today at 4 p.m. at downtown's Union Depot. It will be open for tours until 10 p.m.
Joplin Christmas parade canceled because of overnight snowfall
The Joplin Christmas Parade, scheduled for tonight, has been canceled by the Joplin Jaycees, organizers of the parade.
MSSU, Joplin Schools added to Tuesday cancellations
Winter weather, including a round of snowfall this evening, has led to closures and cancellations at two area colleges.
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Joplin homeless shelters experience increased demand
Operators of Souls Harbor Mission and Watered Gardens Gospel Rescue Mission on Friday said they were experiencing an increased demand related to the cold and snow.
UPDATED CANCELLATIONS: Joplin Schools, MSSU added to list of cancellations for Friday, Dec. 6
With a cold front forecast to the Four State Area that is accompanied by freezing rain, snow and sleet and temperatures in the single digits, several cities have rescheduled Christmas parades and are canceling or postponing community events.
- Ann Leach: Both dark and light should be honored