Originally published on Wed February 27, 2013 4:29 pm
The images of this past week's heavy snowfall in Missouri and across the Midwest are familiar and chaotic - cars in ditches, closed airports and overall gridlock of infrastructure.
Today's NASA "Image of the Day" provides a decidedly more peaceful look at the storm's effects, from space.
Here's how NASA describes this image and the technology they used to capture it:
Travel ConditionsIn a press release sent out this morning, the city says that travel conditions are improving and that road crews made good progress this morning.
Follow this blog for regular updates on Columbia's second storm in two days.
The charity Meals on Wheels delivers roughly 100 meals a day to the elderly and the disabled throughout Columbia. Inclement weather, like last week’s snowstorm, forces the charity to reorganize its efforts.
The University of Missouri announced it will be closing its campus Tuesday ahead of forecasts for significant snowfall in Mid-Missouri. You can check the latest on the expected totals here on the National Weather Service site.