Here are five resources you should keep handy as forecasts of snow for the St. Louis area on Tuesday come in.
The National Weather Service forecast for Christmas Day is one Santa will like: "Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 25. Blustery, with a north wind 15 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%." Snow could continue into noon Wednesday. It is still early, but some models are calling for between 3-6 inches of snow in the Creve Coeur area. Here are some resources to have handy during any time of severe weather. Be sure to bookmark this page for future reference. Want to show us your snow photos? Share them in our Pics & Clips Gallery.
Historically, snow has a made an irregular appearance in Maryland Heights and the St. Louis metro area at Christmastime.
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- Rob McLean
Wednesday, December 21, 2011
Irving Berlin’s White Christmas dream may be more fantasy than fact for metro St. Louis, and locals seem to be just fine with that. Maryland Heights Patch asked Twitter followers and Facebook fans what they would prefer: A “white” Christmas or a “mild” Christmas. A mild Christmas won out, but at least one snow lover was enthusiastic: “White Christmas! #stl #weather,” tweeted @MeganWrites1. Patch contributor Robert Williams said via Twitter: “I don't mind a white Christmas, but no more snow for the rest of winter, please?” he tweeted. Experts weigh in Christmas 2010 delivered snow around the St. Louis metro area. But this season’s skies will not disappoint those hoping for milder weather at Christmas. Jim Kramper, warning coordination …