The weather may be pleasant Monday afternoon, but that is about to change.
Snow is expected to arrive late tonight with some areas seeing up to two inches of snow. Temperatures are also expected to drop, with wind chills as low as ten-below Tuesday.
In anticipation of the weather, St. Louis street crews are already out treating the pavement.
Missouri State Highway Patrol is leading the search for the driver involved in a fatal hit and run.
Troopers say a Maroon Ford Ranger truck hit an 80-year-old man who was walking along Highway B near Hillsboro, Missouri. The victim died from his injuries. The truck is described as a late 1990s Ford Ranger truck with tinted windows and black wheels with a possible extended cab and damage on the passenger side.
Anyone with information regarding this accident is asked to contact the Missouri State Highway Patrol at 636-300-2800.
As St. Louis city continues its' 250th birthday celebration in 2014, there is an ambitious effort underway to encourage volunteerism.
Erin Budde, executive director of STL250, tells the St. Louis Post Dispatch officials are seeking 250,000 people to volunteer this year. She calls it an ambitious project and goal, but points out that the St. Louis region has consistently ranked high nationally in its volunteer efforts.
A report released Saturday looking at the “civic health” of Missouri shows that the state ranks 15th in the country in volunteerism, with 30 percent of residents participating compared with 27 percent nationwide.
The St. Louis region does even better, at 32 percent. The region also fares better than the rest of the country in donating to charity, with 57 percent of residents doing so, compared with 51 percent in the U.S. overall.