Anticipation of a large snowfall in Mid-Missouri caused many schools and businesses to close early Friday. You can view KOMU's updated list of closures here.
Columbia Public Works said it will begin enforcement of priority snow routes starting at 7 p.m. Friday. The city needs the vehicles to be removed to allow crews to treat and plow roads.
You can visit this city website to find out which roads are designated priority roads. The city also has a website that serves as a clearinghouse for information during severe storms, you can find that here.
The Missouri Department of Transportation, Columbia Public Works, and numerous other agencies stressed that people should only drive if absolutely necessary. MoDOT offers regular road condition updates on its Traveler Information Map, which you can view here.
As of 5:30 p.m. Friday there were no major power outages reported. You can follow these links to view the outage maps for each of these Mid-Missouri providers: