Ice cream baby! St Louis sets off to see the heaviest 2-day snowfall while the winter storm dumps Gia 10 inches and moves towards the east coast
- Snow has reached 10.1 inches in St. Louis, Missouri from 9 am Saturday
- If the snow persists, this can be recorded the most in the city in a period of two days
- The storm is heading east, as snow is expected today in parts of North Carolina
- Areas that are expected to see the most dangerous travel conditions include Kansas City, Indianapolis, Cincinnati and Washington DC
Winter storm Gia almost dumping a foot of snow on the Midwest as it moves to the east coast.
St. Louis, Missouri, reached 10 centimeters of snow from 9 am on Saturday, stopping traffic with accidents due to slippery roads.
In Denver the snow started on Friday evening and Saturday morning continued to gather six to ten centimeters.
The storm is now moving east, because snow and ice are expected to arrive later in the North Carolina and Virginia party.
Winter storm Gia is heading east because snow can be expected in parts of North Carolina today
Snow reached 10.1 inches in St. Louis, Missouri from 9 am Saturday, if the snow continues, this could be the most registered record in the city over a 2-day period
Large parts of Missouri, Illinois and Indiana are still under winter weather advice and dangerous travel conditions are expected during most of the weekend
Areas that are expected to see the most dangerous travel conditions include Kansas City, St. Louis, Indianapolis, Cincinnati, Washington D.C., Roanoke and Greensboro.
Parts of the north of New Mexico have a maximum of 12 centimeters.
Large parts of Missouri, Illinois and Indiana are still under winter weather advice and dangerous travel conditions are expected during most of the weekend.
Stretching from Kansas to southwestern Ohio are under warnings for winter storms, as well as in Virginia, southern Maryland and North Carolina.
Sally Johnson, a meteorologist in St. Louis, says the storm has the potential to drop most snow in five or six years. Missouri received 10.8 inches on 5-6 January 2014 and 12.4 inches on 23-24 March 2013.
Winter Storm Gia could bring one of the toughest two-day snowfall events to St. Louis.
The flagship campus of the University of Missouri in Missouri and St. Louis University are closed Friday afternoon, along with numerous public schools. Johnson said the heaviest amounts are expected along the Interstate 70 corridor from Columbia to St. Louis.
Missouri State Highway Patrol reported dangerous road conditions this morning
A video on Twitter shows drivers who are experiencing difficulties on the roads in St. Louis during rush hour
Airlines have canceled dozens of flights until Saturday morning at the spokesman for St. Louis International Airport, Jeff Lea said.
Indianapolis reported snow around midnight. Approximately 2.8 inches of snow is measured at the Indianapolis International Airport from 9 am.
According to the National Weather Service, there is likely to be snow from parts of Ohio east to West Virginia, the Delmarva peninsula and possibly in the south of New Jersey.
A mix of snow, wet snow and sleet is possible in west and north-central North Carolina.
Storm Gia is expected to leave the East Coast before Monday before moving north.
Interstate 64 outside St. Louis shows traffic completely silent