The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather warning for Thursday, February 21, from 9 a.m. to midnight.
Thursday, February 21, 2013
Monday, February 13, 2012
O'Fallon crews began pretreating city streets on Sunday night.
Like most of the St. Louis area, O'Fallon is under a winter advisory in effect until midnight on Monday. According to the National Weather Service website, snow is expected to continue falling in O'Fallon until midnight, with a chance of snow and freezing drizzle between midnight and 5 a.m. Forecasts call for one to two inches possible overnight. O'Fallon crews began preparing for the wintry mix no Sunday, with three trucks out pretreating city streets. According to the O'Fallon Snow Removal Twitter account, 16 trucks began pretreating streets with a salt and brine mix at 7 a.m. on Monday. Additional crews are prepared to come in later Monday night when the heavier snowfall is expected. You can monitor the snowy road conditions in O'…
Thursday, January 12, 2012
O'Fallon has seven trucks on the streets overnight to address issues caused by blowing snow and refreezing.
The City of O'Fallon saw the first snowfall of winter starting early Thursday, Jan. 12. According to the city's O'Fallon Snow Removal Twitter account, a two-man patrol reported at 10 p.m. on Wednesday night to begin preparing for the winter weather and monitor the road conditions. Snow began falling in O'Fallon around 2:30 a.m. on Thursday morning. O'Fallon schools including the Fort Zumwalt School District, St. Dominic and Christian High Schools cancelled classes for the day due to the winter weather. O'Fallon crews had 28 trucks out clearing local roads during the day and addressing issues of blowing snow and refreezing on the streets. While Friday in O'Fallon is expected to be sunny with a high near 26 degrees, the city will likely …
The city website provides answers to frequently asked questions about snow removal in the area.
Friday, March 25, 2011
O'Fallon received federal grants through the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission and locally through the East-West Gateway Council of Governments fund 80 percent of the projects.
O’Fallon City Council approved entering agreements to fund six road construction projects at its regular meeting on Thursday, March 24. Federal grants through the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission and locally through the East-West Gateway Council of Governments fund 80 percent, or $2.9 million, of the projects. The city is contributing 20 percent of the total cost with $156,000 budgeted for 2011 to complete the design and engineering and $404,000 to complete construction in 2012. Road projects include: Southside On-Street Bicycle Loop Connection Project Bryan Road Turn Lane Improvements Project Mexico Road Turn Lane Improvements Feise Road Trail and Sidewalk Connections Project Main Street Signal Improvements Veterans …
Sunday, January 30, 2011
Forecasts call for freezing rain Monday morning, expected to change over to a mix of ice and snow lasting until Wednesday morning.
A winter storm warning is in effect for the St. Louis area from 6 a.m. on Monday to noon on Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service Web site. Forecasts call for freezing rain to start Monday morning and change to a mix of ice and snow, expected to last from Monday night until Wednesday morning. O'Fallon road crews started pre-treating city streets on Sunday afternoon in preparation for the storm. "The forecast calls for one of the most significant ice and snow events we've seen in a a few years," said O’Fallon Director of Public Relations Tom Drabelle. "Our crews will be out in force working 24-hours a day to try and keep our roads as safe as possible.” Drabelle said the city is asking all residents to move their cars off of…
Thursday, January 20, 2011
A winter storm advisory remains in effect until 6 p.m. on Thursday.
Nine inches of snow covered O'Fallon on Wednesday night, according to the National Weather Service. Snow is expected to continue throughout the morning before tapering off into flurries Thursday afternoon. According to the National Weather Service website, O'Fallon could see two to four more inches of snow on Thursday. Forecasts call for six to 12 inches of snow, with the heaviest along Interstate 70. A winter storm warning remains in effect until 6 p.m. O'Fallon schools have canceled classes for Thursday, but the City Municipal Center building and Renaud Spirit Center remain open. Director of the O’Fallon Street Division Kenneth R. Hammell II, said the city has full crews with 34 plows on the streets on Thursday. Crews began pre-…