The remnants of a major winter storm that caused holiday headaches around the Midwest has hit the Hannibal region.


 


 

The remnants of a major winter storm that caused holiday headaches around the Midwest has hit the Hannibal region.

   Two to three inches of accumulation was expected Sunday, followed by bitter northwest winds of up to 30 miles per hour. Up to five inches of snow was possible.

   The Missouri Highway Patrol and Illinois State Police reported numerous accidents and vehicles that ran off the road.

   A winter weather advisory was to expire at 6 p.m. Sunday, but a flood warning remained in effect for counties along the Illinois River.

   The forecast for Monday and Tuesday was partly cloudy skies with highs in the 20s and lows in the teens. Winds were expected to die down by Tuesday. A 30 percent chance of snow was predicted for Wednesday.