Utility companies reported more than 170,000 customers without power as a result of the storm, some for days. Patricia Sims, shares her memories with KSPR.
It's all anyone is talking about this week, the ice storm of 2007. Fallen tree limbs weighted with ice caved in the roof of a parked car in Springfield, Mo., Sunday, Jan. 14, 2007. --This week is the tenth anniversary of the devastating ice storm in the Ozarks.Who knew 3/4 of an inch of ice could do so much damage. - … Damaging ice accumulations of three quarters of an inch to one and a half inches occurred from the Joplin Missouri and Pittsburg Kansas areas northeast to the Osceola and Versailles areas.
Matt Blunt to declare a state of emergency (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein) By Robert Hahn | Posted: Mon 5:52 PM, Jan 13, 2020 | Updated: Mon 6:17 PM, Jan 13, 2020 . It's been a decade since ice shut down Springfield. I think we are officially out of the 90-degree temperatures for the rest of 2017 (but don’t be too sure cause it’s crazy Oklahoma!) Power Outages Persist After Ice Storm. SPRINGFIELD, Mo. Neighboring states from Missouri to Kansas to Iowa are thawing out and cleaning up as well, ... 2007 / 7:43 AM Some areas in Missouri reported an inch and a half of ice. While the region was still coping with the damage from the November 30-December 1, 2006 ice storm, the January 12-14 Ice Storm have not been experienced since the December 1987 Ice Storm, in terms of power outages. A crippling winter storm lashed Missouri with another blast of freezing rain, sleet and snow Saturday, causing widespread power outages from St. Louis to Springfield and leading Gov.
REMEMBER WHEN: Ozarks remembers historic ice storm in 2007. A Massive Ice Storm Froze Oklahoma In 2007 And It Will Never Be Forgotten. The second major ice storm of the year impacted much of the Missouri Ozarks and southeast Kansas from Saturday December 8th to Monday December 10th. Missouri has been hit by devastating ice storms before, including one in January, 2007 that left more than 200,000 people without power. and we can enjoy these cooler temperatures in the Sooner State. In December 2007, a severe winter storm system moved through Missouri that generated ice, sleet, snow, heavy rain, flooding and frigid temperature across the state. Historic Ice Storm of January 12-14, 2007 The Historic January 12-14 Ice Storm left over 200,000 southwest Missourians without power and a landscape resembling a war zone. The Mid-December 2007 North American winter storms were a series of winter storms that affected much of central and eastern North America, from December 8 to December 18, 2007.The systems affected areas from Oklahoma to Newfoundland and Labrador with freezing rain, thunderstorms, sleet, snow, damaging winds, and blizzard-like conditions in various areas. The storm was responsible for four deaths.