by: Scott McCaulley
Winter Precipitation has caused several schools in the area to cancel onsite classes for today.
Among the schools in the Lakes Region to cancel classes as of 6:30 am are in Missouri are Ava, Billings, Blue Eye, Bradleyville, Branson, Chadwick, Clever, Forsyth, Gainesville, Galena, Hollister, Hurley, Kirbyville, Lutie, Mark Twain, Nixa, Ozark, Shell Knob, Sparta, Spokane, and Taneyville.
In Arkansas, Alpena, Bergman, Flippin, Green Forest, Jasper, Lead Hill, Ozark Mountain, Searcy County, Valley Springs, and Yellville-Summit.
Winter Weather Advisories remain in effect for all of the Lakes Region through the morning. Snow is expected to clear out of most of the region by Noon.
Motorist are advised to be aware of potential slick spots on roads this morning, especially on lesser traveled roads.