A weak storm system brought a wintry mix to the Missouri Ozarks the portions of the surrounding region Christmas Eve. Light snow fell from northern into eastern Missouri with a wintry mix of light freezing rain, sleet and snow across southwest Missouri. A light glaze of ice accumulated on trees. Snow accumulations of 1 to 2 inches with locally heavier amounts near 3 inches fell from the Sedalia and Columbia southeast to to the Rolla and Salem areas. Accumulations across the remainder of southern Missouri were generally near one half inch or less. Flurries continued into Christmas day.
A good portion of United States experienced a white Christmas with snow falling across the deep south