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Most area schools except Waynesville close; FLW allowing liberal leave
PULASKI COUNTY, Mo. (Feb. 10, 2010) — All area schools except the Waynesville R-VI School District have closed their doors today due to icy and snow-covered roads in rural areas, but Waynesville buses will be running snow routes only and Fort Leonard Wood personnel will have a liberal leave policy if they cannot report at their normal duty time.

The Waynesville snow route list can be found on the internet at this link:

Waynesville school bus snow routes

Area schools closing include the Dixon R-I School District, Plato R-V School District, Laquey R-V School District, Crocker R-II School District, Richland R-IV School District and Swedeborg R-III School District.

As of 4:06 a.m., Fort Leonard Wood reported no crashes and most road conditions on post were “amber,” which means driving is “difficult to hazardous” and motorists need to slow at least 10 mph below posted limits to maintain traction and a safe stopping distance.

The best roads in the Fort Leonard Wood area are the primary roads in the cantonment area, which are in “green” condition, which means that weather is not causing any traffic problems.

However, Fort Leonard Wood Route 20 is in “red” condition, which means most intersections present difficult or no stopping conditions and traffic moving faster than 10 to 15 mph runs the risk of losing traction, All scheduled training ranges are open, but most training areas are in “red” condition except TA 192, 228 and 236 which are in “amber” condition.

According to the Springfield office of the National Weather Service, scattered flurries are expected today before noon, with skies cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny with a high near 30 degrees. Wind chill values will be as low as 5 degrees today due to a northwest wind between 6 and 13 mph. Skies tonight will be partly cloudy, with a low around 15 and a northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

No significant snow melting is expected until Thursday, when high temperatures are expected to reach 35 with mostly cloudy skies and wind chill values as low as 12 due to a calm wind becoming south around 5 mph.

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