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PSA: Library Closed Jan 13-16

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Due to inclement weather, Inman E. Page Library will closed January 13 - 16. The library will Reopen Tuesday January 17, 2017, after the holiday.

Warning Notice:

    • Issuing Office: St. Louis

      Source: National.Weather.Service

      1:49pm CST, Thu Jan 12

... ICE STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM FRIDAY TO NOON CST SUNDAY... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAINT LOUIS HAS ISSUED AN ICE STORM WARNING... WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM FRIDAY TO NOON CST SUNDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT. * TIMING... FREEZING RAIN WILL OVERSPREAD THE AREA FRIDAY MORNING FROM SOUTH TO NORTH. SIGNIFICANT ICING IS EXPECTED TO OCCUR FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING. * ACCUMULATIONS... ONE QUARTER TO THREE QUARTERS OF AN INCH OF ICE. * TEMPERATURES... UPPER 20S TO LOWER 30S. * WINDS... NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH. * IMPACTS... THE ICE WILL RESULT IN HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS... ESPECIALLY ON BRIDGES... OVERPASSES... AND UNTREATED ROADS. PARKING LOTS AND SIDEWALKS WILL BECOME SLIPPERY AS WELL. DAMAGE TO TREES AND POWER LINES IS ALSO POSSIBLE. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... AN ICE STORM WARNING MEANS THAT A SEVERE AND DANGEROUS AMOUNT OF ICE ACCUMULATION IS OCCURRING OR EXPECTED TO ACCUMULATE... ESPECIALLY ON UNTREATED SURFACES... SUCH AS SIDEWALKS... DRIVEWAYS... ROADS... AND PARKING LOTS. THE HEAVY ICE ACCUMULATIONS WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS OR IMPOSSIBLE. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL... EXERCISE EXTREME CAUTION... AND BEGIN YOUR TRAVEL WITH A FULL TANK OF GAS... AND CARRY A WINTER STORM KIT WHICH INCLUDES A SHOVEL... FLASHLIGHT... CELLPHONE... FOOD AND WATER... AND BLANKETS OF EXTRA WARM CLOTHING. ICE ACCUMULATIONS AND WINDS WILL LIKELY LEAD TO SNAPPED POWER LINES AND FALLING TREE BRANCHES THAT ADD TO THE DANGER. &&

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