Heavy rain hits St. Louis area, creates sloppy road conditions

Heavy rain hits St. Louis area, creates sloppy road conditions

Heavy rain hits St. Louis area, creates sloppy road conditions

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by KMOV.com Staff | @KMOV

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Posted on January 10, 2014 at 8:54 AM

Updated Friday, Jan 10 at 11:12 AM

(KMOV) – Heavy rain moved into the St. Louis area late Friday morning, which could create flooding problems as it hits the snow that continues to melt.

Temperatures were hovering around the freezing mark with foggy conditions and a light drizzle.

The numbers will continue to rise throughout the day, reaching a high of 48 in the afternoon. Rain moved into the area around 10:30 a.m., and News 4 Meteorologist Kent Ehrhardt says it will be heavy at times. He said the region could see around an inch of precipitation in some parts.

Related: MSD working to avoid major flooding problems in St. Louis

The rain will continue through the evening before tapering off late at night.

Saturday’s temperatures will stay above freezing, reaching a high of 45 in the afternoon with partly cloudy and breezy conditions. Temperatures Sunday will be even higher, possibly getting up into the mid-50s.

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