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Kansas City metro prepares for a snowy Monday

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Posted at 4:50 AM, Dec 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-16 12:30:37-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Road crews around Kansas City were still trying to clean up Sunday's snow as another band approached Monday morning.

Most of the metro saw several inches of snow fall throughout the day Sunday, covering roads and causing several crashes.

Abandoned cars still littered the sides of the highways and interstates Monday morning as crews put final touches on the roads.

As of 4:30 a.m., most interstates were clean and dry. The downtown loop was a little less clean, but crews were out in the area.

Side streets and highways were still being worked on early Monday. Plenty of Missouri, Kansas and city plows were out on the roads continuing to clean.

Despite efforts to clear roads of snow, most metro schools canceled classes for Monday.

Recycling services in Kansas City, Missouri, were delayed due to the weather and road conditions. Several other cities reported delayed trash and recycling pickup as well.

At least one person in Kansas was killed in a crash caused by the winter storm. 21-year-old Jimmy Romero of Wichita was killed when the vehicle he was a passenger in lost control and flipped in Sedgwick County, Kansas.

The Associated Press said that five people were killed in snowy crashes between Kansas and Missouri.

Flights from the Kansas City International Airport appeared to be on time for the day, so travelers heading out of town should not run into many problems.

Those traveling in town can expect some delays from RideKC buses. Bus service will start at 7 a.m., but riders could see delays up to an hour.

Power outages did not appear to be an issue heading into Monday morning.

The next band of snow could bring a dusting to two inches of accumulation, and a Winter Weather Advisory remains in place for the metro until 6 p.m. Monday.