The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Ottawa, Craig, and Delaware Counties in northeast Oklahoma and Barry & McDonald Counties in Missouri until 6pm Friday, as well as a Winter Weather Advisory for most of southwest Missouri and southeast Kansas. These are for a combination of snow, sleet, and freezing rain that is expected to fall between late tonight and midday Friday. Snow and sleet will be heaviest along the I-44 corridor. Stay tuned to News Talk KZRG for the latest in severe weather coverage.
A body was found Tuesday afternoon near a service road in Joplin. The Jasper County Sheriff's Office tells News Talk KZRG the body of 48-year-old Brian K. Cox of Granby was found shortly after 1pm Tuesday in the area of Lone Elm and Zora. The cause of death is not known. Jasper County authorities are investigating.