Posted: Tuesday, July 24, 2012 12:00 am
Updated: 11:57 am, Wed Sep 5, 2012.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol is reminding motorists to take caution with the extreme heat and dry conditions.
According to the U.S. Drought Monitor Report released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, 93 percent of Missouri is experiencing severe to extreme drought conditions, heightening the danger of fire. Col. Ron Replogle, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, is cautioning drivers to avoid driving in areas where smoke affects visibility.
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Tuesday, July 24, 2012 12:00 am.
Updated: 11:57 am.