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An area of low pressure tracked to the south of the area across Arkansas and into the Tennessee and Ohio valley region early Saturday morning through the day Saturday. Precipitation initially began as rain, but gradually changed over to snow as surface tempreatures cooled into the mid 30s. Temperatures at the height of the event were at or above freezing at the surface, so it took quite a bit of moderate to heavy snow to accumulate, which limited higher potential accumulations with this system.

The main band of snow occurred from just northwest of Springfield into central Missouri and along and north of the Interstate 44 corridor, where general snowfall amounts of one to four inches occurred. Further to the southeast and closer to the surface low, the precipitation mainly stayed as all rain, and further northwest of the main snow, the precipitation cut-off much quicker.


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