Weather-related cancellations and postponements
If your organization has an event that is postponed or cancelled because of the weather, please post it in the comments section below.
Here are some postponements and cancellations that we received by email, but we can't guarantee that we'll be able to post each event that is sent to us, so please post them yourself. Also, the Ozarks Sports Zone has a list of sports ...
Near record cold tonight
Temperatures may drop below zero in areas which saw heavy snow last night and today. Find out if any record lows are in jeopardy and when it will warm up by watching the forecast. ...
Bitter cold air creates dangerous situation
Now that the ice and snow have stopped falling, the next concern is the bitter cold. The low temperature could possibly set a record for this date in Springfield this weekend.
That creates a dangerous situation. Hypothermia and frostbite are real concerns. Health experts say this is something you should take seriously.
Even if you love this winter wonderland, you need to take precautions. Health experts say ...
Tow trucks struggle to keep up with slide-offs
A lot of snow is on the ground around the Ozarks, making travel tough.
Much of the day Friday, the snow was coming down steadily, making it hard for street crews and tow companies to keep up.
The steadily falling flakes kept streets snow-packed and traffic a little lighter.
"If you don't have to get out, don't get out," says Matt Henry, general manager of Henry's Towing.
Consumer Reports likes prepaid cell phone service for saving money
A cellular telephone bill is an expense that nearly everyone has. Consumer Reports says there are several ways to save.
"The traditional two-year contract may not be the best choice for value. Initially you get a big discount on the phone you pick but moderate users may be paying
a lot more for service compared to a prepaid plan," said Rosalind Tordesillas of Consumer Reports.
Consumer Reports' staffer ...
NTSB: Pilot likely was disoriented before plane crash that killed 5 near Willard
Federal investigators concluded a plane crash near Willard, Mo., that killed five people last year was the result of the pilot becoming disoriented as he tried to use his instruments to find the Springfield-Branson National Airport. The National Transportation Safety Board’s probable cause report was approved on Thursday.
The small plane was returning from the Kansas City area, where the group had attended a Kansas City ...