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Winter weather, Advance body I. D., Fight after basketball game

StormTeam Digital Doppler Radar from around 2 p.m. StormTeam Digital Doppler Radar from around 2 p.m.
A man's body who was found in this parking lot in Advance has been identified (Source: T. Tumminia) A man's body who was found in this parking lot in Advance has been identified (Source: T. Tumminia)
Several fights broke out after a basketball game in Mounds (Source: Isaac Smith, Editor-In-Chief-The Cairo Citizen) Several fights broke out after a basketball game in Mounds (Source: Isaac Smith, Editor-In-Chief-The Cairo Citizen)

Good afternoon! Hundreds of snow plows and salt spreaders hit the roads and highways as a winter storm released its fury on Thursday.

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon even declared a state of emergency due to the storm. Several crashes were also reported this morning and afternoon around the Heartland due to slick roadways.

Bob Reeves is keeping an eye on the radar and will have the latest forecast tonight at 5 and 6.

We'll have team ice/snow coverage at 5 & 6 with Crystal Britt & Tyler Profilet in Missouri and Allison Twaits in Illinois.

We'll also show you what the storm is doing in large metro areas like Springfield, Kansas City and St. Louis.

Check out these pictures from around the Heartland as winter weather hit the area on Feb. 21. Send us your snow/ice pictures to cnews@kfvs12.com.

Stay current with the latest on the storm with email, text alerts and our mobile apps.

Authorities have released the name of the man found dead in a pickup truck in a parking lot in Advance Wednesday.

The winter storm that hit the Kansas City area has delayed the official identification of the person killed in an explosion at a Kansas City restaurant.

Several fights reportedly broke out between basketball games at the regional basketball tournament Wednesday night at Meridian High School in Mounds.

The Transportation Security Administration is reportedly now apologizing after agents at Lambert Airport in St. Louis sought to screen a 3-year-old girl in a wheelchair.

Two downstate Illinois lawmakers have introduced a bill to regulate high-volume oil and gas drilling in Illinois.

Aromatherapy and incense selling for $30 a package-a booming business that has neighbors and authorities concerned. But, what happens when this stuff is not called synthetic pot? Be sure to watch Kathy Sweeney's I-Team Special Report tonight starting at 6:06.

Anybody wanna buy an 'Apple' watch?

The fad may be dwindling down, but KFVS12.com has gotten into the Harlem Shake action. Follow this link to see our website do the Harlem Shake.Note this works in Firefox and Chrome browsers.

Have a safe afternoon -

James Long
KFVS-12 Digital Content Producer
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