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A winter storm affected portions of the Missouri Ozarks on January 11 and 12. Two main impacts occurred with this storm system with heavy snow in central Missouri and significant ice east of Springfield.

Heavy snow occurred across portions of central Missouri with some locations seeing 6-9 inches of snowfall. The heaviest snowfall amounts occurred across Benton, Camden, Morgan, Miller and Maries counties. Lesser amounts of snow occurred to the southwest with very little, if any snowfall across the southwest 1/3 of the area. Numerous roadways were snow covered across central Missouri.

Damaging ice accumulations occurred in the higher terrain of the Missouri Ozarks across Webster, Christian, Wright, Douglas, Ozark, Texas and Howell counties. The most widespread ice accumulations, in some cases exceeding 0.50 inch in diameter, occurred in southern Webster, southern Wright and Douglas counties. Several thousand power outages and widespread tree damage occurred with this system.

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Snowfall Totals January 11-12 Total Ice Accumulation January 11-12  
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